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    THE FOURTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION OF CHINA OPENED IN BEIJING ON DECEMBER 16.

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    Background: THE FOURTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION OF CHINA OPENED IN BEIJING ON DECEMBER 16. BAINQEN ERDINI QOIGYI GYAINCAIN, HONRARY PRESIDENT OF THE BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION, DELIVERED AN OPENING SPEECH. ZHAO PUCHU, ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION, DELIVERED THE WORK REPORT OF THE THIRD COUNCIL OF THE ASSOCIATION. MORE THAN 250 DELEGATES FROM ALL BUDDHIST SECTS IN CHINA ATTENDED THE MEETING, REPRESENTING THE 8 CHINESE NATIONALITIES OF HAN, TIBETAN, MONGOLIAN, THAI, MAN, TU, YUGU AND NAXI. THE MEETING WILL SUMM UP PAST WORK, REVISE THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ASSOCIATION, AND ELECT A NEW LEADING ORGANIZATION.

    ON DECEMBER 15, REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING THE MEETING PAYED RELIGIOUS HOMAGE TO THE TOOTH-RELIC PAGODA LOCATED IN THE WESTERN SUBURBS OF BEIJING. CONSTRUCTION OF THE PAGODA BEGAN ON JUNE 2, 1958, AND WAS COMPLETED IN 1964. THE TOOTH PRESERVED AND WORSHIPPED IN THE PAGODA IS FROM SAKYAMUNI BUDDHA MORE THAN 1,5000 YEARS AGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA68JGBAOD0Z0A4KN3USBB4I6I5
    Media URN:
    VLVA68JGBAOD0Z0A4KN3USBB4I6I5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
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    /
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    N/A

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