Religious leaders from throughout Asia and Africa, and representatives from their spiritual and cultural traditions, gathered at the headquarters of the Buddhist organization Dharma Drum Mountain outside of Taipei, Taiwan,from 27-29 October, 2007 to explore how their spiritual traditions can bring new understanding and insight into the challenges facing their regions, and how they can build a framework for cooperation based on shared spiritual values.
On the morning of 24 November 2007, the President Abbot of Dharma Drum Mountain, Venerable Guo Dong, and the Abbot of the Chung Hwa Institute of Buddhist Culture, Venerable Jian Xin, buried the ashes of Most Venerable Master Dong Chu in the Life Memorial Garden. The Most Venerable Master Dong Chu had been the teacher of Venerable Sheng Yen.

On the morning of 14 August 2007, Representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei, Mr. Raphael Gamzou and his wife, Mrs. Michal Gamzou, paid their first visit to Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education in Jinshan Township, Taipei County.
On the afternoon of 16 December 2007, internationally renowned Chinese martial artist Jet Li (Li Lianjie) met with Venerable Master Sheng Yen at the Anher Branch Office of Dharma Drum Mountain, Taipei City.

Warmly invited by National Geographic Society in Taipei, Venerable Master Sheng Yen unveiled a wealth of spiritual dialogue with an internationally renowned explorer, Dr. Wade Davis, on the afternoon of 28 April 2007.
On the morning of 12 October 2007, Director of Commercial Office of Peru in Taipei, Mr. Jose Eyzaguirre, his wife and six other parliamentarians from Peru paid their first visit to Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education in Jinshan Township, Taipei County to express their utmost gratitude to DDM's humanitarian work in Peru, following the earthquake that occurred on 15 August, 2007.
To commemorate the hardships encountered by the Most Venerable Master Dong Chu and Venerable Master Sheng Yen's journey in finding Dharma Drum Mountain, the DDM Sangha Community organized a walking pilgrimage on 18 April 2007.
For the first time on Chinese New Year's Eve, the Lotus Bell was sounded at Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education to bring blessing and peace.
---Dharma Drum Mountain warmly welcomes you to learn the wisdom of Buddha and to enjoy the Dharma joy during the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association has achieved a new milestone on the digitalization of Buddhist scriptures.
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