The Hanging Temple

May 29, 2011 | Views: 1,408

I was sent a forwarded email by Jamie Khoo (liaison and senior editor of KMP). It had a Powerpoint presentation attached to it about The Hanging Temple.

In the Shanxi province of China, within the county of Hunyuan, there is a temple that has been built INTO the cliff on the Jinlong Valley!

Called the Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery (悬空寺), the structure is situated 246 feet above the ground. This is about a third of the way up a vertical cliff in the Golden Dragon Gorge (Jinlong Guan).

According to the Chinese local legend, it was at the end of the Northern Wei Dynasty when a monk named Liao Ran (了然) started constructing the temple. With the idea of having a sanctuary for silent meditation, he later got help from some Taoist builders.

Over the years, a lot of people thought that it would fall, or that the foundation would crumble away… but it has been intact for 1,500 years!

This structure is no small feat… It has 40 caves (rooms) which includes 6 main halls. The hall that sits on the highest point of the structure is called the Sanjiao Dian or Three Religions Hall. Inside, there is a statue of Buddha Shakyamuni in the middle, a statue of Laozi (an ancient Chinese scholar) on the right and a statue of Confucius on the left. They all have different expressions and they represent the 3 religions/beliefs that the people of China follow: Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. All three are in perfect harmony with each other.

Not only is the structure architecturally ground-breaking and aesthetically-astounding… but a lot of care and thought went into the design. The building holds approximately 100,000 relics, 78 statues of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism (made of copper, iron, clay and stone) and many other inscriptions and poems.

I have added the slides from the Powerpoint presentation that Jamie sent me. Do take a look at it.

A plank on the road leading to the cliff reads, “People are more creative than nature.” Do you agree with this?? Have any of you visited this spectacular site? Anyone interested to go? What would you do there besides view and admire?

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Datong-China-Hanging-Temple.mp4

This video is of a temple that is similar to The Hanging Temple. It is found within the same region of China.

 

Photos from the slideshow

 

Photos from one of my students who went to The Hanging Temple


 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Nov 24, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Wow what an amazing structure of a monastery built into a cliff 1500 years ago near Mount Heng in Datong City, Shanxi province, China. Just wondering how these beautiful monastery was built at that time. It looks like any thing can be possible when we think is impossible. These Hanging Monastery is one of the world’s forgotten wonders. The temple was built by a monk named Liao Ran during the late Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534 AD) and restored in 1900. Incredible…….the temple was constructed by drilling holes into the cliffside into which the poles that hold up the temples are set.
    The Hanging Temple is one of the main tourist attractions and historical sites in the Datong area nowadays. Having 3 faiths of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism that holds 100,000 relics, 78 statues and many other inscriptions and poems in one.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such an interesting article and those beautiful photos.

  2. Anne Ong on Oct 21, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    This Hanging Temple is really breath taking.1st look at it really makes me feel giddy because i’m really afraid of heights. I wonder how they were so capable to build the stairs all the way up along the sides of the mountains. I’m sure they must have taken a lot of risk building them. Really fantastic! And I love the waterfalls! Very beautiful. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this great Hanging Temple.

  3. Pastor Moh Mei on Mar 31, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    The temple is amazing. I have to wonder what prompted the building of such a temple. What purpose does it achieve? How many lives have been lost building that temple? How many accidents have there been due to the precarious nature of the temple?

    I can imagine living in such a place. Constantly at risk and yet so beautiful and serene. A delicate balance of nature. Imagine needing to conquer the fear of death in every step you take, to not focus on the fear and danger and face it like a common everyday motion. How liberating that would be. Such freedom to be able to live life like that. Perhaps that is one of the reason for building such a temple.

  4. Felix Kong on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:34 am

    This Hanging Temple is amazing and i can’t imagine this temple is built from 1,500 years ago and all the structure still maintain well. Must pay a visit in one day , i love that beautiful scenery and fresh air .

  5. tenzin llhamo on Nov 14, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    INCREDIBLE! Just looking at the photos make me dizzy! I would love to visit but I doubt I will climb the temple as I am acrophobic. Its amazing how people in the olden days build such a beautiful temple hanging on the cliffs. But I am very sure that the place is serene…

  6. Doreen Teoh on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:54 am

    What an amazing temple! The architecture is detail and well plan. It takes a lot of effort, determination and sacrifices to build this temple. I just love stairways where there is a river flowing below it. Another magnificent is that the nature of the surrounding is kept and the temples blends so well with the nature. The architect or the builders, have also takes opportunity and the advantages of the beauty of the nature to make this temple so unique. The appreciation and conservation of the nature is taken into consideration.

  7. Siong Woan on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche and Jamie for sharing beautiful pictures of this wonderful temple. I can’t imagine what triggered the idea of building the temple this way and in such difficult site!?

    I wish I have the chance to visit this temple while I could still travel the distant 🙂

  8. Uncle Eddie on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    In the Shanxi province of China a temple was uniquely built onto a cliff, known as the Golden Dragon Gorge or “Jinlong Guan” in chinese. Situated more than 246 feet above ground, it really depicts the wonderment of China olden days architectural building techniques! Though many people may have some whatexpressed a non-confidence attitude to its Hanging foundation struture, yet this temple had stood its test for 1,500 years steadily and solidly till today. Every nook and corner reflected careful expertised thought and planning, before final execution been finalised. It also displayed a smooth, peaceful and tranquil flow of spirituality and morality of a traditional shaolin stereotyped version of an ancient chinese temple that had silently and harmoniously served the 3 religions of Buddhism, Taosim and confusianism for 1,500 long peaceful years!

  9. Margaretlee on May 31, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Human’s works and nature when in union can be an awesome stunning piece of art.

    Liao Ran’s dedication and committment to preserve all the 3 teachings and philosophies of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism propelled him to build this temple to uphold the teachings forever. With the determination of one humble monk, so much could be achieved and the legacy stays on for all future generations to pay homage to.

    I can’t imagine the number of hours and man power required to construct this temple some 1500 years ago.It definitely looked impossible then to many. But there it stands strong and manificiant now that takes every breath away from pilgrims all over the world.

    I would love to visit this holy site one day and sooner. I would do a lot of prayers up there and dedicate to our KWPC project in Malaysia , thanking my Guru who brought me the Dharma and to his long life and to all the Dharma practitioner, may their spiritual journey be smooth and be freed of obstacles.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Jamie for sharing all these wonderful and beautiful pictures!!!

  10. ngeowchin on May 31, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Considering all the wonderful and beautiful Buddhist places Rinpoche brings to us in this blog, who wouldn’t want to become a Buddhist! This blog is becoming a Buddhist lonely Planet guide with wisdom thrown in. I definitely would want to go before I am too old to do all the climbing.
    Buddha taught that mind is the ultimate creator of all things, including what we refer to as nature. Because of this, we can also destroy nature. Therefore, we have to take responsibility for having the power of creation.If not for the monk’s ideas and wishes the temple complex could not have manifested.I would make offerings of light and make prayers for harmony before Sakyamuni and Kuan Yin and for dharma to flourish in the region. Also pay respect to the sages who had contributed much to Chinese ethical living and rich culture.
    The temple’s continued existence is a celebration of goodness and holiness.

  11. Wendy Ho on May 31, 2011 at 1:32 am

    OMB, this temple is an amazing architectural piece and the landscape in which it is set in is simply breathtaking. At such a high altitude, no doubt the temple will be exposed to very strong wind and extreme weather conditions and it can survive intact for the past 1,500 years! It reminds me of how much a human mind is capable of if focus and effort is applied correctly. The architectural challenges of today’s modern buildings become pale in comparison, more so when we think of the modern technology available today. Even then, today’s modern buildings are plagued with many defects after construction is completed.

    I would definitely love to visit this temple one day if I have the opportunity. I would love to witness, admire and feel for myself the ingenuity of mankind that has ever existed and be awed and blown away by it.

  12. .. .. .. on May 30, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    Thank-you for posting this Rinpoche. .what an extraordinary place, looks like something you could imagine as a child. that last picture ~ looks like you could start off on some sort of adventure or journey – or something like that

    How protected it must be, to have survived for 1600 years – maybe because of the people who practiced there, the influence of the deities, although it really seems like (the elements themselves) maybe protect the place – that’s just a couple of things that popped into my head. who knows.

  13. May Ong on May 30, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    “People are more creative than nature.” Do you agree with this?? Answer: I agree.

    Liao Ran would have been motivated to want to preserve all the 3 teachings that the temple is dedicated to .. the philosophies that embodies Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism at their best. He respected the values in these teachings so much that he want to uphold it forever.

    By using his creativity and own vision and the help of the Taoist builders, he built this structure that required a lot of time, effort, skill and financial support from many to achieve this amazing temple that still stand after 1,500 years later. He may even have to wrestle with the Emperors and politics at that time just to build on that spot which is scenic and beautiful. The temple faces clouds and mist.

    This is one of the spectacular China pilgrimage site that is on my Wish List and would be very interested to go to in the future.

    Besides admiring the fantastic view from the highest point at the temple, I would love to spend a few days there doing retreat in the mountain caves beside the river to give thanks to the Three Jewels for the vision of this humble monk who left a legacy for all generations to visit, admire and pay homage to.

  14. Zuzi on May 30, 2011 at 3:52 am

    Let’s not choose a busy day, though. The pictures looks fantastic, but check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMFBPaVnwWc

    • tsemtulku on May 30, 2011 at 3:53 am

      Nice video..think I will blog it..thanks…TR

  15. Zuzi on May 30, 2011 at 3:43 am

    I’m definitely going. Who’s with me?

  16. Han Siew Fong on May 30, 2011 at 1:19 am

    Amazingly huge & beautiful
    Wow ! How they built this, took how long to build? Wish one day i will visit this wonder place! Just imagine, To climb up to the path with hands cling to the side. Exciting! Besides admire the place, i will pay homage to the buddhas and the masters up there….

    This is a historical site, i not really agree on PEOPLE is more creative than NATURE. Nowadays human destroyed nature more than protect nature!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post with us, thank you Jamie for the effort.

  17. bengkooi on May 29, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Beautiful. I hope to visit some day, and walk up the path that clings to the cliffside. I know I will be hanging on to the handrail with both hands!

    Just think, if it is scary walking up the path now, imagine what it must have been like to build it! And all for the love of Dharma and spreading the teachings of Lord Buddha. When we build Kechara World Peace Center, we will need to have the same kind of determination and strength!

  18. Chris Tan on May 29, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    Wah, on my Buddha!!! This is so nice… i love this temple so much. It’s so mystery. Wish one day can pay a visit to this place… How nice if we have a retreat centre like this? Hehe.. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

  19. Shirley Maya Tan on May 29, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    This is amazing! I am afraid of heights and looking at the pictures already makes me weak in the knees!

    Indeed, how in the world did they build it? It’s remarkable! I love how the temple wraps around the mountains like as if it is embracing the mountains.

    Whether we look up or down, or sideways, every view is breathtaking and beautiful. A spiritual architectural masterpiece! It seems we have to take a leap of faith just to get to the waterfalls too! Those narrow steps are sure a test of faith!

    Thank you, Rinpoche and Jamie for sharing all these beautiful amazing spiritual places. Asia is filled with wonderful surprises!

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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teachers and students start dharma learning at this blissful morning ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teacher Lin Mun start class with Manjusri prayers after prostration ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teacher Lin Mun start class with Manjusri prayers after prostration ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
Mdm Glian Sim offered Serkym on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mdm Glian Sim offered Serkym on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Janice So offered water to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Janice So offered water to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Ms. Leow offered lights and incense prior to the prayer session in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Ms. Leow offered lights and incense prior to the prayer session in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried out a session of 21 Praises to Taras prayer recitations today in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out a session of 21 Praises to Taras prayer recitations today in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Children were very excited to participate in the quiz. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children were very excited to participate in the quiz. Lin Mun KSDS
We will do dedication before we end the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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We will do dedication before we end the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
It’s wonderful for parents and children to attend animal liberation together and recite mantra before releasing the birds. Lin Mun KSDS
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It’s wonderful for parents and children to attend animal liberation together and recite mantra before releasing the birds. Lin Mun KSDS
Bigfoot cafe in Bentong. Lin Mun KSDS
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong. Lin Mun KSDS
Rejoice ! Children getting blessing from pastor on Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
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Rejoice ! Children getting blessing from pastor on Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
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