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METROFILE: Buddhist leader on a visit for charity

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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  • Tuesday, 31 July 201

 
Buddhist leader on a visit for charity
 
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The Supreme Head of the Sakya lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, His Holiness Sakya Trizin (right), who arrived  at the NAIA Terminal 2 on Philippine Airlines PR-897 from Taipei at 12:45 p.m. yesterday to conduct a series of religious activities and charity work, was met by his loyal followers that included Manila third district Councilor Bernie Ang (shown at H.H. Trizin’s left), whom he blessed upon arrival at the airport. H.H. Trizin, whose rank in the Buddhist religion is equivalent to the Pope among catholics, said it was a great joy for him to meet his brothers and sisters in the country, as he expressed hope that all different traditions and major religions of the world would come together with united efforts to make the world a peaceful and harmonious place to live in.  He will be in the country until Aug. 9 and is set to pay a courtesy visit to Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim today..... MORE
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