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Tam Bao Son monastery was created in 1990 in the honor of the 4 crowned places of the Buddha. During the 10 last years, between its opening in 1990 and 2000, the monastery accomodated more than 20 monks/religious, of which some have had for summer named abbots and of the spiritual chiefs of other Temples. All Sangha (monks and nuns) presented here completed their secondary studies and are of all ages.


The whole of the grounds of this monastery, 337 hectares, is located in the D’ Harrington canton since September 1988. This ground has an abundance of fresh air to make it possible the Buddhist religion to contribute its traditional culture in the Canadian culture; So that all the faithful Buddhists have the feeling of their Buddhist fatherland in Canada. It is natural of convention between the religion and the social culture thought. Here, there are four holy places of the history Gotama Buddha: The garden of Lumbini where Buddha was born, Boddhigaya where Buddha reached the illumination, The Deer Park where Buddha to start to teach the disciples His 5 on the four noble truths, Kusinagaraya where Buddha reached Parinirvana.


Among these four important places of the history of Buddha there is a principal temple Buddhas of 1000, the large statue of Sakyamuni Buddha, the Buddha of last AMITABHA BUDDHA, the statue of Buddha of Compassion AVALOKITESVRA, MATREIYA Buddha of the future, the statue Buddha to beg for alms, of the protection of the statue of Buddha (Vajanapani Bodhisattva) and the garden with Rahula the statue of Mazu. In addition to these statues, it ya a dormitory for the buddhist monks/religious, and a kitchen with the remainder places for the Buddhists as well. All these construction are managed by worthy majority THICH THIEN NGHI, its disciples (monks, nuns) and its Buddhist members in Canada who contributed to develop their charity Buddhism in Canada.


In 2019, the Great Pine Forest – Tam Bao Son (GPF-TBS) will be open to welcome visitors to the monastery as well as pilgrimage to the holy places in the history of Buddha Shakyamuni from May 2019 to the end of October 2019.


In May, June, September and October: Only Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm
In July and August: from Thursday to Sunday, from 9:00 to 17:00.


  • All organizations are planning to visit the GPF-TBS by bus, please contact our monastery two weeks prior to your arrival by phone at: (819) 687-2183 or (514) 969-7373, if you are not, access to the site may refuse.
  • To facilitate the work of our volunteers, we invite the organizers of the bus pilgrimage groups, inform us how many people in your group identified by your logo who wanted to get vegetarian meals according to the meal schedule and time determined by our monastery.
  • Vegetarian lunch will be served from 11:30 am and end at 15:00, according to the calendar of meals published in 2019, as the following holidays: The Patriot’s Day, the Buddha’s birthday, Quebec National Day, Canada national Day, Ontario Civics Day, Gratitude Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving.
  • The GPF-TBS is neither a picnic site nor a meeting place for people, so we ask visitors to refrain from setting up tents, singing or playing music and preparing meals on our site.
  • Non-vegetarian foods (meats, seafood, eggs, shallots, onions and chives) as well as alcoholic beverages are not allowed on our site.
  • The contribution of the donations to the served lunches is based on the volunteer of each person to get his meal, our organization the GPF-TBS is considered that the organizations have collected the money of the participants to pay the lunches are not correct.
  • Sleeveless or too short T-shirts, as well as skirts that are too high, do not respect the monastery’s dress code.
  • The Golf Cart are only served for seniors, babies and disabled people. Please note that these carts stop at the designated places and are not mounted directly on each holy place. Fees to be paid according to your will.
  • Do not hunt or fish at the site.
  • Defense to use drones at the site.
  • No smoking on our site.
  • Please keep the place clean by using waste baskets.

The aforementioned regulations will be strictly applied on our site.

With all our respects,

The Direction of the Great Pine Forest – Tam Bao Son.
March 2019



    Chers disciples, visiteurs,

    L’évolution de la situation entourant la propagation du coronavirus (COVID-19) fait appel à la collaboration de tous. Dans un souci de protection du public et le bien être à tout le monde, d’accompagnement de la directive du gouvernement, la Société Bouddhique Chanh Phap emboîte le pas à cette mobilisation collective en vous informant :

    De fermer tous ses emplacements ainsi que tous ses activités hebdomadaires, soit la pagode Tam Bao à Montréal et le Monastère Grands forêt des Pins à Canton d’Harrington jusqu’à nouvel l’ordre du gouvernement ou le moment d’arriver d’un nouveau vaccin contre ce virus.

    Toutefois, dans tous les besoins urgent, Veuillez-vous contacter au Révérend Thich Phap Tanh au :

    819-687-2183 /514-733- 3841 /514-969-7373 (Cell).

    La Révérende Principale, Thich Pho Tinh.


    Dear disciples, visitors, 

    Developments relating to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have required everyone’s cooperation.

    In keeping with our principle to protect the public and the well-being of everyone, to accompany the government directive, the Chanh Phap Buddhist Society follows this collective mobilization by informing you: 

    To close all its sites as well as all its weekly activities at Tam Bao’s Pagoda in Montreal and the Monastery Grands forêt des Pins in Canton Harrington until further order from the government or until a new vaccine against this virus arrives. 

    However, in all urgent needs, please contact the Reverend Thich Phap Tanh at :

    819-687-2183 /514-733- 3841 /514-969-7373 (Cell). 

    The Principal Reverend,  Thich Pho Tinh


    Kính Gởi quí Phật tử,

    Với tình hình coronavirus (COVID-19) hiện nay tại Quebec, để bảo vệ an toàn cho toàn thể đồng bào Phật tử và khách thăm viếng cũng như để đồng hành cùng các cấp chánh quyền phòng chống sự lan truyền vi khuẩn Corona (COVID-19), bổn tự xin thông báo:

    Đại Tòng Lâm Tam Bảo Sơn cùng chùa Tam Bảo sẽ tạm ngưng tất cả sinh hoạt hằng tuần và đóng cửa vô thời hạn cho đến khi có chỉ thị mới từ chính phủ hoặc đến lúc có được thuốc chủng ngừa dịch bịnh.

    Mọi sự liên lạc cần thiết, xin vui lòng gọi Đại Đức Thích Pháp Tánh tại số:

    819 687 2183 /514 733 3841 /514-969-7373 (cell).

    Nam Mô Hoan Hỷ Tạng Bồ Tát Ma Ha Tát.

    Kính qúi phật tử tường tri.
    Thích Phổ Tịnh,
    Trưởng ban phật sự.