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The Gigantic 4-ton Drum Erected at Chongyuan Monastery

On Sept. 12, reporters were attracted by the gigantic drum, weighing 4 tons, being and erected checked thoroughly at the Chongyuan Monastery, SIP. The drum was bronze framed and made of oxen hide with height and width being 2.8 meters. Over 100 craftsmen were involved in the making of this drum over a period of 4 months. The finished drum will be a major feature in the Buddhist ritual at the monastery.

Sept. 13, 2007

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