Dharma Jewel Monastery, established in 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia, is the largest Chinese Chan meditation center in the Southeastern United States. It is a USA affiliate of Chung Tai Chan Monastery headquartered in Taiwan.
The mission of Dharma Jewel Monastery is to encourage and support all people to cultivate a practice rooted in the teachings of Chan Buddhism. Chan Buddhism teaches people to attain inner peace through meditation and uncover the inherent wisdom within.
Dharma Jewel Monastery welcomes all wishing to seek the true spiritual path to wisdom and inner peace. Classes, offered free to the public, are conducted in English and Mandarin, which includes meditation sessions designed for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Half-day meditation retreats and ceremonies are regularly held as well.