Ven. Jigwan Sunim Visited Cypress Forest Zen Temple in China
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<P align=center><FONT style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #bff4bf"><EM><BR>Welcome guests at the Main Gate of the temple<BR><BR><BR>Paying homage to Ven. Zen Master Zhaozhou Relics Stupa<BR><BR><BR>Paying homage to Ten-Thousand Buddhas Hall<BR><BR><BR>Conversation with Ven. Jinghui in reception room<BR><BR><BR>Exchanging souvenir<BR><BR><BR>Exchanging souvenir<BR><BR><BR>Taking photo before the Hall of Universal Brightness</EM><BR></P></FONT>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>www.bailinsi.net, Aug 3, 2006</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>On Aug 3, Ven. Jigwan Sunim, Executive Director of Administration of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism along with 29 attendants visited <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Cypress</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Forest</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Zen</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Temple</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> in Hebei Province of China. Ven. Minghai welcomed them at the Main Gate of the temple. Ven. Jigwan Sunim and his attendants paid homage to Zhaozhou Stupa and the magnificent Ten-Thousand Buddhas Hall. </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Then they came to the famous Finger Pointing Moon Hall, and welcomed by Ven. Jinghui. They intimately talked about the long-term friendship in Buddhism between <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region> and <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Korea</st1:place></st1:country-region>, after the conversion, they exchanged souvenir.</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Although Ven. Jigwan Sunim is 75 old this year, his easy-going and humorous character impressed others deeply. At noon, Korean guests left <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Cypress</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Forest</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Zen</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Temple</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> with joy. <SPAN lang=EN-US>[Translator: Wang Xinyu<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>Translated from: <A href="http://news.fjnet.com/">news.fjnet.com</A>]&nbsp;&nbsp; <SPAN lang=EN-US>[Translator: Wang Xinyu]</SPAN></P></SPAN></SPAN>
Translator: Wang Xinyu
   
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