Buddhism has many annual layers like a big tree
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Buddhism has many annual year layers like big trees. And traditionally we respect those effort which our patriarchs did for more than two thousands of years. We have made a great effort to develop Buddha's way. And this point is very, very important for Buddhism as a religion. Without this point, without the appreciation of the effort our patriarchs did, it is difficult to have religious feeling in Buddhism.
This temple is—was started six—1964 [actually it was 1934]. At that time there were not many ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).