|The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is situated on the hillside of Pai Tau Tsuen, Shatin. It was built by Reverend Sik Shing Gwoh in 1930. At that time, there was only The Kwun Yam Temple. In April of 1931, Reverend Yuet Kai came Hong Kong. Reverend Sik Shing Gwoh appointed Reverend Yuet Kai to be the first abbot in the Monastery. In 1935, Reverend Yuet Kai started to construct the Monastery. It occupied over eight- hectare. The Monastery comprises of the upper and lower buildings. The whole Monastery totally have five temples, two pavilions, one hall and one pagoda.|
In the lower floor, there is The Pagoda, The Ten Thousand Buddhas Temple, Vitasoka, Kwun Yam pavilion and 18 Arhans. In the Monastery's main hall actually houses nearly 13,000 small Buddha statues teach in a slightly different pose. Moreover, statue of Reverend Yuet Kai who is sitting is in the Temple. Outside the Temple, the statues of Kwun Yam, Manjusri, Samantabhadra and Arhans are very large and spectacle. The Pagoda is 9 storeys tall. There are some statues of buddha on inside and outside of The Temple. Their features are special therefore their pictures are printed on HSBC 100 Dollars.
In the upper floor, there is The Temple Of The God Of Heavens, The Candi Buddha Temple, Kwun Yam Temple and The Temple Of The Nei Tor (Amita) Buddha. Different statues of buddha can be worshipped in Each temple. And the corpse of Reverend Yuet Kai is in The Temples Of The Nei Tor (Amita) Buddha for worship.
Before and after the remodeling in 1982
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery appears on the following banknote(s):