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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastary

"In 1951, Venerable Yuet Kai (Ch. ˪kv, Yue Xi) founded the Monastery, coming to Hong Kong in 1933. He preached Buddhism in a local monastery. He planned to establish a Buddhist college when he accepted an estate from a pious Buddhist who was also a rich merchant. The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery was constructed at the beginning of 1949. Despite his old age, Yuet Kai carried the buildings materials personally from the foot of the mountain together with his disciples to build the monastery. It took eight years to complete all the buildings and another ten years to finish the 12,000 Buddha statues. construction was finished in 1957. [1] Today, his preserved body is presented in the main hall of the monastery in a glass case, often the main attraction of the temple.

The Main Temple and the Pagoda of the Monastery are graded as Grade III Historic Buildings due to their historic signif"

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Thousand_Buddhas_Monastery
Ten Thousand Buddhas
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