Huashoutai

Huashoutai or commonly known in its Cantonese name Wa Sau Toi (simplified Chinese: 华首台; traditional Chinese: 華首台; pinyin: huāshǒutái) was a Buddhist monastery on the sacred mountain Luofushan. It was destroyed in early 20th century.

It is located in Boluo County, Huizhou, Guangdong, China.

History

The Chan (Zen) teacher and Southern Dragon Kung Fu master Daai Yuk was a monk at Wa Sau Toi.

Lai Chi, the founder of the Wu Jo An nunnery in Guangzhou, was 35th generation in the Caodong (Japanese: Sōtō) school of Chan Buddhism from Wa Sau Toi.

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