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Lingyin Temple Holds Prayer Ceremony and Donates Half Million Yuan for Yancheng City in Jiangsu

LY-Temple | 2016-06-27 | View: 1801

On June 23, 2016, strong thunder and lightning, heavy rain, hailstorms and a tornado pummeled Funing County and Sheyang County of Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province. The death tolls climbed to 99 and 846 others were injured, according to local authorities on June 25.

The Lingyin Sangha was deeply worried about the people in Yancheng and they held a prayer ceremony to help the victims to rest in peace and wish the wounded a timely recovery. Lingyin Temple and Yunlin Charitable Foundation donated also half a million yuan to cover disaster relief and reconstruction work there.