The Seventh International Buddhist Women's Congress opened at National Taiwan University yesterday, attended by hundreds of Buddhist followers, nuns and scholars from 26 countries. The week-long congress is jointly sponsored by the International Buddhist Women's Association and Taipei's Buddhist Huafan University (華梵大學) with the main theme of "Sakhadita: Bridging Worlds." At the opening ceremony, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, the American founder of the association, reported on the present situation and future outlook of Buddhist women in various countries. Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) was invited to speak on "Buddhism and Soft Power." Apart from the first-day sessions, all other activities will be held at the campus of Huafan University in Shiting (石碇) township, Taipei County.
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