Nung Chang Monastery was constructed by master Dong Chu in Taipei City, Taiwan. It is the birthplace of the Dharma Drum Mountain tradition of Chan Buddhism.
Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) is an influential international Buddhist spiritual, cultural and educational foundation with its international headquarters in New Taipei City, Taiwan. DDM developed from the Nung Chan Monastery and the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Culture. Its website includes a list of global affiliates.
Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies, located in New Taipei City, Taiwan, concentrates on being a global advocate for the academic study and research of Chinese Buddhism. It is part of the Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education.
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Claims membership of over 4 million people in 13,609 churches in 81 countries and territories including more than 2,000 churches in the United States. Contact Rev. William (Bill) W. Malick, director of church multiplication ministries.
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The 2006 Taiwan Yearbook records the religious development in Taiwan, including Buddhism, Catholicism, Islam, Chinese Folk Religions and some religions of indigenous peoples.
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