Vietnamese Buddhists in south Alabama

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Vietnamese Buddhists in south Alabama

Postby Mr. G » Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:10 pm

For Vietnamese Buddhists in south Alabama, a goddess of mercy is a powerful figure

BAYOU LA BATRE, Alabama — Down a gravel road, on the grounds of a Vietnamese Buddhist temple, the statue of a female figure rises 30 feet tall. Her name is Bodhisattva Quan Am. A bodhisattva is an enlightened being who helps show ordinary people the path to understanding, says the temple’s monk, Thich Thien Thai.

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Re: Vietnamese Buddhists in south Alabama

Postby Son of Buddha » Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:43 am

I need to go check it out one day.

You from Alabama?
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