India offers Buddha statue to Yangsan's Tongdo Temple as gift

    07-May-2021   
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Seoul, May 6: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations has provided a bronze Buddha statue to the Tongdo Temple in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, as a gift to strengthen cultural ties between India and Korea.
 
India offers Buddha statu 
 
A handing-over ceremony of the statue was held at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre at the Embassy of India in Seoul. The ceremony kicked off with rituals and a chanting ceremony for the statue by monks from the Tongdo Temple, followed by a Kathak dance performance by Avijeet Chakravarty and Oh Suk-hee, paying tribute to the Buddha.
 
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