Located on 5.5 acres in Fremont, California, the temple is just a 30-minute drive from San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Computer Silicon Valley.
The temple is close to Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area, a 539-acre parkland with 350 acres of lakes that offer leisure activities such as swimming, boating, fishing and viewing of the natural and ecological landscape, with residential areas to the west of the temple. Zilian Temple can be said to be unique, can be said to be the world's peach source.
The followings show the key milestones of temple construction:
From 1997 to 2016, Violet Temple opened the Zilian International School in Unified City, California, USA,to enroll students in grades 1 to 12, and in 2007 obtained the accreditation certificate of WASC, a public and private school and the highest evaluation organization in the United States. In order to educate overseas Chinese children, Violet International School adopts bilingual teaching in Both English and Chinese. In addition to emphasizing academic achievement, the teaching also allows students to practice meditation every day and teaches Buddhist cause and effect, the concept of good faith. In the short-term "Smart Summer Camp" held every July, students from all over the world can learn about teamwork, respect for differences, and the right values of life.
Since 1993, Zilian Temple and related organizations have been providing clothing relief services for the poor and have also donated money to assist those in need around the world.
Service history over the years:
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