Myanmar to build Buddhist shrine in Chinese temple
07-24-2018    Xinhua
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<p>Buddhism&nbsp;Online&nbsp;reported&nbsp;in&nbsp;ZHENGZHOU,&nbsp;Dec.&nbsp;29&nbsp;Baima&nbsp;Temple,&nbsp;the&nbsp;oldest&nbsp;Buddhist&nbsp;temple&nbsp;in&nbsp;China,&nbsp;will&nbsp;see&nbsp;a&nbsp;new&nbsp;exotic&nbsp;shrine,&nbsp;funded&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;Myanma</p>
<p>&nbsp;government,&nbsp;rise&nbsp;in&nbsp;its&nbsp;courtyard&nbsp;next&nbsp;year,&nbsp;local&nbsp;religious&nbsp;affairs&nbsp;authorities&nbsp;said.Construction&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;shrine,&nbsp;which&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;designed,&nbsp;funded&nbsp;and</p>
<p>&nbsp;built&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;government&nbsp;of&nbsp;Myanmar,&nbsp;will&nbsp;begin&nbsp;in&nbsp;April&nbsp;next&nbsp;year,&nbsp;said&nbsp;an&nbsp;official&nbsp;with&nbsp;the&nbsp;religious&nbsp;affairs&nbsp;bureau&nbsp;in&nbsp;Luoyang,&nbsp;capital&nbsp;city&nbsp;of&nbsp;</p>
<p>central&nbsp;Henan&nbsp;province,&nbsp;where&nbsp;the&nbsp;temple&nbsp;is&nbsp;located.</p>
<p>The&nbsp;1,943-year-old&nbsp;Baima&nbsp;Temple,&nbsp;or&nbsp;White&nbsp;Horse&nbsp;Temple,&nbsp;is&nbsp;the&nbsp;first&nbsp;Buddhist&nbsp;temple&nbsp;in&nbsp;China&nbsp;and&nbsp;is&nbsp;considered&nbsp;"the&nbsp;cradle&nbsp;of&nbsp;Chinese&nbsp;Buddhism"&nbsp;by&nbsp;</p>
<p>most&nbsp;believers.</p>
<p>The&nbsp;35-million-yuan&nbsp;project&nbsp;(about&nbsp;5.56&nbsp;million&nbsp;U.S.&nbsp;dollars),&nbsp;which&nbsp;will&nbsp;include&nbsp;a&nbsp;shrine,&nbsp;a&nbsp;pagoda&nbsp;and&nbsp;a&nbsp;museum,&nbsp;will&nbsp;cover&nbsp;an&nbsp;area&nbsp;of&nbsp;7,000&nbsp;square&nbsp;</p>
<p>meters,&nbsp;and&nbsp;construction&nbsp;is&nbsp;expected&nbsp;to&nbsp;take&nbsp;about&nbsp;18&nbsp;months,&nbsp;the&nbsp;official&nbsp;said.</p>
<p>In&nbsp;order&nbsp;to&nbsp;make&nbsp;the&nbsp;shrine&nbsp;in&nbsp;a&nbsp;genuine&nbsp;Myanma&nbsp;style,&nbsp;most&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;materials&nbsp;and&nbsp;decorations&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;shipped&nbsp;from&nbsp;Myanmar.</p>
<p>The&nbsp;Myanmar&nbsp;Buddha&nbsp;hall&nbsp;will&nbsp;not&nbsp;be&nbsp;the&nbsp;temple's&nbsp;first&nbsp;exotic&nbsp;shrine,&nbsp;as&nbsp;it&nbsp;is&nbsp;already&nbsp;home&nbsp;to&nbsp;an&nbsp;Indian&nbsp;shrine&nbsp;and&nbsp;a&nbsp;Thai&nbsp;shrine.</p>
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