Master Buddha celebrates 70th birthday on Guam - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Master Buddha celebrates 70th birthday on Guam

Posted: Updated:
by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Governor Eddie Calvo and First Lady Christine Calvo along with the Guam Visitors Bureau and the Rigalu Foundation hosted a birthday luncheon for Grand Master Living Buddha Sheng-Yen Lu at Government House. The leader of the True Buddha School arrived on island over the weekend and will be celebrating his 70th birthday on Guam.

"And now we are here today to celebrate our luncheon with our new found friends but also in a special time and I do know that it's your birthday and it is my wish and desire and my prayers on your birthday for also the blessings of peace and harmony to come upon you, thank you so much," he said.

As a sign of appreciation for his visit, Master Lu was presented with a certificate of congressional recognition, a legislative resolution and the Governor's Award. The birthday lunch had close to 500 dignitaries and members from the Taiwanese community. Master Lu meanwhile presented the Rigalu Foundation with a $30,000 check donation.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Bank of Guam merges Santa Cruz branch with Hagatna HQ

    Bank of Guam merges Santa Cruz branch with Hagatna HQ

    On Tuesday, Bank of Guam celebrated the merging of the Santa Cruz branch with their headquarters in Hagatna. After more than 40 years, a time capsule that was buried at the Bank in 1975 was unveiled and is now on display. The last day of the Santa Cruz Branch operations is Monday December 11, 2017.More >>
    On Tuesday, Bank of Guam celebrated the merging of the Santa Cruz branch with their headquarters in Hagatna. After more than 40 years, a time capsule that was buried at the Bank in 1975 was unveiled and is now on display. The last day of the Santa Cruz Branch operations is Monday December 11, 2017.More >>
  • DOE schools closed for Black Friday

    DOE schools closed for Black Friday

    Just as a reminder - Friday the 24th  has been declared a Government of Guam holiday by Governor Eddie Calvo. There will be no classes held for any of the island's public schools. Classes will resume on Monday.More >>
    Just as a reminder - Friday the 24th  has been declared a Government of Guam holiday by Governor Eddie Calvo. There will be no classes held for any of the island's public schools. Classes will resume on Monday.More >>
  • Young woman dead after Yigo crash

    Young woman dead after Yigo crash

    A woman, 20, is dead after a serious crash in Yigo early Thursday. It happened along Route 15 near the Church of Christ around 4:21 am.  Police responded to the scene where a man driving a 1991 Toyota Hilux lost control of the pickup truck and ran off the road. Investigators say it appears he had been heading westbound towards Dededo when it occurred. The woman, who was in the passenger seat, was ejected from the truck.  Authorities say the driver was conscious and alert, ...More >>
    A woman, 20, is dead after a serious crash in Yigo early Thursday. It happened along Route 15 near the Church of Christ around 4:21 am.  Police responded to the scene where a man driving a 1991 Toyota Hilux lost control of the pickup truck and ran off the road. Investigators say it appears he had been heading westbound towards Dededo when it occurred. The woman, who was in the passenger seat, was ejected from the truck.  Authorities say the driver was conscious and alert, ...More >>
Powered by Frankly