Massive program to rebuild Buddhist temples is started in the mid-1990s.

 

 

In the mid-1990s a massive program to rebuild Buddhist temples that were destroyed in the Cultural Revolution is started. Unfortunately, the destroyed cultural heritage is often replaced with cheap imitation in order to create fake historical monuments for tourists.

 

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http://acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu/~phalsall/texts/chinrelg.html

http://rspas.anu.edu.au/papers/ccc/AK_flourishing_religion.pdf

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china-profile.com - 30 Sept. 2012