Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing. Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing.
Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing.

The day the Buddha’s tooth flew in from Beijing to visit Hong Kong

  • Security was tight in 1999 when the 2,000-year-old relic arrived by chartered flight from Beijing
  • It was in the city to mark Hong Kong’s first public holiday for Buddha’s Birthday

Topic |   Hong Kong culture
Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing. Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing.
Two monks pay their respects along with thousands of devotees at the Hong Kong Coliseum following the arrival of the sacred Buddha’s tooth relic from Beijing.
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