3rd Mount Wutai Buddhist Festival to be Held in Late August
07-24-2018    Xinhua
<P align=center><EM><BR>Panorama of Mount Wutai<BR><BR><BR>Tranquil Mount Wutai<BR><BR><BR>A glance of Mount Wutai</EM></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Xinhua, Aug. 4, 2006</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Beijing</SPAN></st1:City><SPAN lang=EN-US>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region> -- The organizer of the Third Mount Wutai Buddhist Festival announced <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Beijing</st1:place></st1:City> August 4 that the religious gala is due to open on Aug. 27 and it is to last for one month. </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>The organizer, the provincial religious bureau of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Shanxi</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Province</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, said during the festival there will be a grand prayer in the name of world peace and a forum to be attended by Buddhist monks and scholars from home and abroad. </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>The festival is aimed to display the history of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Mount</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Wutai</st1:PlaceName></st1:place>'s Buddhist culture and promote international exchange and cooperation in the fields of Buddhist culture and arts. </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Mount</SPAN></st1:PlaceType><SPAN lang=EN-US> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Wutai</st1:PlaceName>, a major Buddhist resort in <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region>, is located in <st1:State w:st="on">Shanxi</st1:State>, north <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">China</st1:place></st1:country-region>, and it is one of the five best-known Buddhist places in the world.</SPAN></P>
Editor: Wang Xinyu
   
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