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Buddhist temple opens for worship

The first Vietnamese Buddhist temple cut the ribbon on Sunday.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 3:10 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 3:30 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A new place of worship opened up in Fort Wayne over the weekend.

The first Vietnamese Buddhist temple cut the ribbon on Sunday.

It's taken about seven years for Dai Bi temple to be open for worship.

They celebrated the opening with food and prayer with honored guests from all over.

Officials with the temple say now their hope is to be the official Buddhist temple and organize and celebrate all of the Buddhist events.

"She said that she would like to develop and maintain all the Buddhist culture in Fort Wayne and she hopes that it will develop more for all the Fort Wayne people here," Chi Huynh with the temple said. "Kind of like the Buddhists, we believe in peaceful, happy life."

Dai Bi Temple is open to people of all faiths to visit.

It's located on East State Boulevard.

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