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Buddhist priests

Buddhist priests

The Auckland Vietnamese community established an association in 1988 and initially worshipped in a small house in Ōtāhuhu. By the 2000s the community’s place of worship was the 4,000 sq m Giac Nhien Temple, also in Ōtāhuhu. These priests, photographed in Auckland in 2001, pray facing the Buddha statue in the temple’s main hall.

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The United Vietnamese Buddhist Association of New Zealand

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Trung Tran, 'Vietnamese - Culture, language and work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1009/buddhist-priests (accessed 1 March 2020)

Story by Trung Tran, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015