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Master Buddha celebrates 70th birthday on Guam

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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.

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