Leading Chinese Buddhist teacher dies

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Venerable Sheng Yen, one of the most prolific and well-respected Buddhist teachers in the world, died Tuesday, according to Xinhua, China’s state-run news service. Best known for his scholarly books and journals on Cha’n (Zen) Buddhism, Sheng Yen established Dharma Drum Mountain, a community in Elmhurst, N.Y., after several failed efforts to found groups here. […]

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