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Buddhist Master Passes Away in Shenzhen
by Yihang, Xinhua, Apr 2, 2012
Shenzhen, China -- The 105-year-old master Ben Huan passed away on April 2, 2012 in the Hongfa Temple in Shenzhen of south China's Guangdong Province, according to an announcement of the temple posted on its official website.
<< File photo taken on Oct. 28, 2010 shows Chinese renowned Buddhist master Ben Huan reacting during his birthday celebration.
Chinese renowned Buddhist master Ben Huan passed away early Monday morning, a Shenzhen-based temple announced on its official website.
Hongfa Temple, where the 105-year-old master Ben Huan practiced Buddhism announced that master Ben Huan passed away at 12:36 a.m.
Ben Huan was born in 1907 and became the first abbot of Hongfa Temple in 1992. He was elected honorary president of the Buddhist Association of China in 2010.