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Buddha Exhibit Making Stop in mid-Michigan
WLNS, Aug 27, 2005
Lansing, Michigan (USA) -- A collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and other Buddhist masters are touring the world, making one stop in mid-Michigan.
Visitors viewed the pearl-like crystals, statues and other relics. The display at the VanHanh Temple on South Washington Avenue will be in Lansing until Sunday.
Carmen Straight, relic tour coordinator: "To have the opportunity to even walk around 1 of these holy monuments, you get kind of a special feeling, and you there's something very unique about that."
Organizers also say to view a relic is extremely rare, and once the tour finishes, they will be enshrined in a 500-foot statue.