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Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012  When: 15th day of the seventh lunar month( Falls August 31st in 2012) Where: China, with variations in Japan, Viet Nam, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia History: The Chung Yuan (Hungry Ghost Festival) has Buddhist origins from India but later took on Chinese cultural references. A Buddhist monk, Mahāmaudgalyāyana, who [...]

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