Buddhist Grand Master Honored by Whittier College

Monday, December 22, 2008

Buddhist Grand Master Honored by Whittier CollegeThe Venerable Grand Master Hsing Yun, head of one of the largest Buddhist sects in the world, is the most recent recipient of a Whittier College honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.). On December 20, a Whittier cohort in full regalia, led by President Sharon Herzberger, met with Yun for a small, private ceremony to bestow the award at the Hsi Lai Temple in nearby Hacienda Heights.

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