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World Buddhist Forum continues in Taipei

2009-04-01 02:11:08 GMT2009-04-01 10:11:08 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Master Hsing Yun's (C), founder of the Buddha's Light International Association (BLIA), attends a ceremony marking the Second World Buddhist Forum at a hotel in Taipei, March 30, 2009. The jointly-held Second World Buddhist Forum wrapped up its first part on Sunday in Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province and continues in Taipei on Tuesday. [CFP]

(Front L-R) Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin, head of Jiangsu Province's political advisory body Zhang Lianzhen, founder of BLIA Master Hsing Yun, director of the State Administration for Religious Affairs Ye Xiaowen and Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung attend a ceremony marking the Second World Buddhist Forum at a hotel in Taipei, March 30, 2009. [CFP]

Master Hsing Yun, founder of the BLIA, delivers a speech at a ceremony marking the Second World Buddhist Forum at a hotel in Taipei, March 30, 2009. [CFP]

Participants to the Second World Buddhist Forum attend a welcoming ceremony at a in Taipei, March 30, 2009. [CFP]

Tsang Tak-sing(L), Secretary for Home Affairs of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, shakes hands with Master Hsing Yun, Taipei, March 30, 2009. [CFP]

Master Hsing Yun's (C), founder of the Buddha's Light International Association (BLIA), attends a ceremony marking the Second World Buddhist Forum at a hotel in Taipei, March 30, 2009.

The jointly-held Second World Buddhist Forum wrapped up its first part on Sunday in Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province and continues in Taipei on Tuesday. [Agencies]

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