A statue of Buddha in the main prayer room of the temple
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Europe's largest Buddhist temple set to open in France

The European headquarters of the Fo Guang Shan monastic order - the largest Buddhist temple in Europe - will soon be opened to visitors.

Situated some 30km outside Paris in Bussy-Saint-Georges, the temple is part of a proposed complex of religious buildings in the area including a church, mosque and synagogue.

Caroline Anning reports.

  • 22 Jun 2012