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Guan Yin Temples

cantonese guanyin temple yangonCantonese Kwan Yin Temple,观音古庙, Burma
A temple built by the Cantonese community and dedicated to Guan Yin. The temple looks new but was founded in 1823 making it one of the earliest Chinese temples in Yangon Chinatown.

 

he hua templeHe Hua Temple, 荷花寺, Netherlands
Established in 2000 and opened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, He Hua Temple is the largest Chinese Mahayana Buddhist temple in Europe.

 

viharaVihara Bahtra Sasana, 天后宫, Indonesia
One of the oldest Chinese temple in the region and a major landmark in Bintan Island, Indonesia.

 

yang gui feiSennyu-Ji Temple, 泉涌寺, Japan
Japanese temple with a Guan Yin sculpture said to be modelled after Lady Yang Gui Fei, the Tang copnsort.

 


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