The Vairocana Buddhist Monastery in Mount Pocono, PA

April 9, 2003

Source: Pocono Record

On April 9, 2003 the Pocono Record reported that "The [Vairocana Monastery], a few miles east of Mount Pocono [PA] on Route 940, is run by Venerable Ta-Yu, a Buddhist nun from Taiwan. Since 2000, she's been teaching the fundamentals of Mahayana Buddhism through lectures, meditation, chanting and overnight retreats where speach is forsaken in favor of silence and contemplation."