◎ About Venerable Yong Ben
Venerable Yong Ben (Dharma name: Xin Fu)was born in Yunlin County, Taiwan. She was tonsured by Venerable Master Hsing Yun in 1983. She graduated from the Chinese Buddhism Research Institute in 1991. Her Specialty is the Tiantai teachings. She has published a dozen or more theses like ‘The Tiantai Dharma Gate of Contemplating the Mind,’ ‘An Analysis of the Term “Fa-shi” in the Lotus Sutra,’ ‘A study of the Exegeses of the Chinese Translation of the Lotus Sutra,’ and so forth, and annotated Chinese translations such as “The For Teaching Methods of the Tiantai School.”
She currently serves as the Chief Executive of Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Electronic Texts, and the Dean of Women’s Buddhist College, FGS Tsung Lin University.