A Melbourne Vietnamese temple recently donated a statue with very special meaning to the Wellington Buddhist Centre.
The Abbot of Quang Minh Temple donated the Ksitigarbha statue, and from a Buddhist view represents a humanitarian perspective
The Ksitigarbha statue was given to the local centre to be a protector for the area as the Vietnamese Abbot and the community in Melbourne feel a connection with Wellington and the local Buddhists.
There are many Buddhist stories of having a guardian like Ksitigarbha.
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