Last August, on a beautiful warm summer day, the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace made a stop at The Watt Munisotaram Buddhist Temple in the sleepy little farm community of Hampton, Minnesota. The Jade Buddha has been traveling the world to promote peace among all people and cultures. To date, 7,496,938 people have seen the Buddha.
A visit to the Jade Buddha website offers the following additional information:
The Jade Buddha
Here is a little video clip from the procession of the monks that I made when I was attending the event.
On a different but equally important note, It's that time of the year again to wish my favorite Vikings' player a very Happy Birthday!
Speaking of AC/DC, it's very possible that a few words paying a little overdue respect to this die-hard band will be found on this webpage in the near future.
Today I'd like to raise my glass, a wish for peace and a toast to #71.
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