Wei Chueh (Chinese: 惟覺法師; pinyin: Wéijué, 1928 – April 8, 2016) was a Chinese bhikkhu (Buddhist monk) in Taiwan. He was the founder of the Chung Tai Shan monastery and Buddhist order. Wei Chueh is often credited for reviving the traditional teachings of Chan Buddhism. Chueh was born in 1928 in Xikang (modern Sichuan).
Chueh died at the age of 88 on April 8, 2016.
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- "Founder of Chung Tai Chan Monastery is dead". Central News Agency. 9 April 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2016.