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Buddhist association marks 60 years

Sixteen monks from China help the faith group "go all out" and celebrate with intricate ceremonies

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 13, 2013

~~<p>The Chinese Buddhist Association of Hawaii, known for its ornate green-and-red Hsu Yun Temple in Nuuanu, celebrated its 60th anniversary by bringing in 16 monks from China to carry out elaborate ceremonies every day this week.</p>
<p>&quot;It's been the dream of Rev. Dun Ru and Rev. Dun Min. Two years ago they decided to do something special on the 60th anniversary and go all out,&quot; said Jeanne Lum, temple spokes&shy;woman and board president. Dun Ru is head abbot of the temple.</p>
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The Chinese Buddhist Association of Hawaii, known for its ornate green-and-red Hsu Yun Temple in Nuuanu, celebrated its 60th anniversary by bringing in 16 monks from China to carry out elaborate ceremonies every day this week.

"It's been the dream of Rev. Dun Ru and Rev. Dun Min. Two years ago they decided to do something special on the 60th anniversary and go all out," said Jeanne Lum, temple spokes­woman and board president. Dun Ru is head abbot of the temple. Login for more...



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