Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines (26)

Editors Note: This is the 26th of a series about the 36 Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines. Much of the information is from a thesis of Venerable Chuanmiao (Hsuan Chuang University, 2008), a Buddhist monk affiliated with the Thousand Buddha Temple in Quezon City. 26. Miao De Chan Temple 妙德禪寺Metro Gate Tagaytay Estates SubdivisionKaybagal, …

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Ocean Kingdom

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 28, no. 6 (August 18-September 7, 2015): 16. With a surfeit of natural wonders, breathtaking landscapes and historic and cultural treasures, China tourism is also riding on the popularity of theme parks. Filled to capacity with domestic tourists, the theme parks are beginning to look at expanding their …

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Bitter

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 28, no. 6 (August 18-September 7, 2015): 15. White mist rises from the cardboard cup, the warmth of the coffee trickling to her palms through the khaki-grey tissue. Her hands inch their way to her lips, bringing the cup with them but then just as slowly bring themselves …

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Museum lovers

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 28, no. 6 (August 18-September 7, 2015): 13. In the last quarter of the previous school year, my daughter’s second grade class did an investigatory project on museums. For their project, the class created a web of what they already knew about museums. One assignment was to bring …

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