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A THOUSAND YEARS' PROMISE

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A documentary about pangoda building.During the Yuan Dynasty (A.D.1271-1368), there are 100 monks living in the Hundred-Monk Temple of Pingyang County, Wenzhou City of Zhejiang Province, China. They worked hard and practiced Buddhism sincerely. Unfortunately, a terrible earthquake shook the region. The temple and all the monks were buried with their wishes of promoting Buddhism.A thousand years passed. The present abbot, Master Shi Zeli and Master Shi Juerong of Yunxiang Chan Temple, the previous Hundred-Monk Temple, regretted the unfulfilled wishes of the monks and the sufferings of all living creatures in the degenerated time, so they made a grand wish. They would recover the glories of the temple, rejuvenate Dharma as their mission and serve all living creatures. With deep and great compassion, they called the Master Tay, the expert in pangoda construction to help building pagodas on the original site of the Hundred-Monk Temple.Yunxiang Temple planned to build 25 stupas. From June 13 to 15, 2015, the first 15 stupas were completed. During the three days, 150 monks and over 1000 Buddhists from different countries were involved. The glory of the Hundred-Monk Temple had returned. Since the buried monks came from all over the country, the Amitabha Sutra was chanted in different dialects to remember the lost souls, bless the Dharma and all people forever.

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0:29:59

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Directors: Taiyanzi Li
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Producers: Qin He
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