Saturday, June 5, 2010

Hangzhou Charity Walk

At about the same time a group of students in Indonesia were walking 600km to Borobodur temple, a group of 300 monks and nuns in China walked in line from Hangzhou Buddhist Association building to Linyin Temple in Hangzhou to raise fund for charity. The public lined up along the monks route to donate money to the monks. All the money collected will be donated to various charity organisations.This is an annual temple event held in Hangzhou that dated back 2500 years ago in India.

Before departure

The monks and nun walked in line, in accordance to the ancient tradition

Upon arrival at Linyin Temple, a prayer ceremony was held and money collected were accumulated.