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Daily Archives: 2011-12-01

‘Light on the Lotus Hill’ – The story of a Buddhist monk and martyr

By Jewel Philemon It was the year 1939. The Shuang Lin Monastery in Toa Payoh was getting ready for the “Shuang Lin Monastery Vesak Day Vegetarian Meal Fund Raising Event”, an event that grabbed significant eyeballs for being the first major fundraiser since the Sino-Japanese War which broke out two years earlier. As the Abbott of the monastery, Venerable Pu …

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