The Muslim Market and Jade Buddha temple
Time & Location
About the Event
During the Qing dynasty reign of Emperor Guang Xu, a Buddhist monk from Mount Putuo went on a pilgrimage to Tibet and Burma. While there, he was gifted with two jade Buddha statues that were transported by sea back to Shanghai. The monk had a temple built with donated funds, and died shortly thereafter. These precious statues were carved with rare white jade, and viewing them will leave you contemplating transcendence. With Shanghai and Beyond, we will tour the mysteries of the Jade Buddha temple, and also visit the bustling Muslim market while learning about the ethnic group’s social and culinary influence in Shanghai.
Friday, October 18
9:45am Registration, 10am to 12pm
170 Anyuan Rd.
(metro line 13 to Jiangning Road station, exit 4, five-minute walk)
1328 Changde Rd., near Aomen Rd.
RMB 300 (includes tickets and food sampling)
Please complete the online registration by October 14. SEA cancellation policy applies after October 15. The event costs must be paid in cash only. SEA coordinator is Felice Kuta, mobile: 185-0171-8367 and WeChat: felicerobinkuta.
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