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Abbot Guang Quan's Brief Dharma Talk with Customers of CGB

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The Abbot of Ling Yin Temple, Venerable Guang Quan, who is also chancellor of Hangzhou Buddhist Academy,  preached lay people

On the afternoon of January 12th, the Abbot of Ling Yin Temple, Venerable Guang Quan, who is also chancellor of Hangzhou Buddhist Academy, was invited by CGB Bank of Hangzhou speak to a large crowd in the Meditation Hall of Hangzhou Buddhist Academy. 

Event Floor

As Venerable Guang Quan often addresses a wide array of audiences, the discussion focused on the social responsibilities and traditional make up of civilization in today's China. The Abbot began with the source of Buddhism beliefs and its roots in India, to its collision with Chinese culture in ancient times and influences to the modern society. The influences on society extended to Buddhist architecture, literature, bibliography, arts, music, sculptures, text translation, and other cultural aspects that shape our world today.

 

The famous contemporary Buddhist martial artist Venerable Xin Ding performs Tai Chi for the audience. He also presented calligraphy gift to Hangzhou buddhist Academy received by Vice-Chancellor Venerable Gang Xiao as they pose for photo souvenir.

Venerable Xin Ding Performs Tai Chi

 

Venerable Xin Ding presents the Calligraphy gift "Buddhism" to Hangzhou Buddhist Academy

In final, a blessing Dharma ceremony held in the Meditation Hall of the Hangzhou Buddhist Academy for peace and harmony for families, society, and the global community.

 

Blessing Dharma Ceremony