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Beautiful temple! Gorgeous inside and very peaceful serene place. Not much to do here but pray and meditate. There is a shop inside too.
While walking around Chinatown we looked up neighborhood highlights and found the Mahayana Buddhist Temple. It is easy to find on Canal Street at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge. There is a sign outside that requests visitors wear modest clothes if entering. There is no fee and…
We were walking by and decided to stop in with our 18 yr old daughters. They welcome guests and the place was so serene and peaceful not to mention Beautiful!! Now we can say we’ve been inside a Buddhist temple!
This is a really beautiful Buddhist temple in the middle of Manhattan. The huge Buddha is magnificent but I was really intrigued by all the panels depicting the history of the Buddha.
This temple is very tourist-friendly. Instructions for your visit - no photography, wearing modest clothes - are clearly indicated, as is the donations bucket where you can pay $1 to receive a fortune. The temple is small and pleasantly set out, with wall plaques that tell the…