VENERABLE FAXUN was ordained in 1992 in Taiwan by Venerable Wu Yin of Luminary Bhikshuni Sangha, where she also went through five years of monastic training. Upon completion of her monastic training in 1997, Venerable Faxun returned to Singapore and began conducting Dharma classes in English and Mandarin for both children and adults.
In 2001, Venerable continued to pursue her education by doing a Bachelor of Arts and Education degree at the University of Western Australia. In 2009, she completed her Honours Degree with a thesis entitled “The ‘Other’ Path: The Bhikkhuni Quest for Liberation”. Since then, Venerable has been teaching at various Buddhist centres in Singapore, Malaysia and Western Australia while contributing articles to Buddhist magazines. She is also the author of the book “One Life, Five Precepts – Buddhist Ethics for Modern Living”. In 2014, Venerable Faxun completed her research study on “Mindfulness in Education” in Australia and was conferred the MA (Applied Buddhist Studies) degree.
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