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Second World Buddhist Forum

Closing ceremony for the Buddhist Forum

Dancers perform during the closing ceremony for the second World Buddhist Forum in Taiwan. Full story

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World Buddhist Forum

The Second World Buddhist Forum is expected to bring together more than 1,200 participants from about 50 countries and regions.

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Closing ceremony for the Buddhist Forum

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