At 11:00 a.m. (local time in Vienna, Austria), Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin led Shaolin monks to hold Dharma assembly for world peace praying and converting in Shaolin Cultural Center Austria，the guests from various circles in Austria and Buddhism believers attended the assembly.
Ven. Abbot Yongxin presided over the assembly
Dharma assembly for world peace praying
European Shaolin disciples attended the assembly
In the worshipping hall of Shaolin Cultural Center Austria, Ven. Abbot Yongxin held incense and worshipped the Buddha devotionally. Hundreds of Buddhism believers gathered together and prayed for world peace and human health with the melodious Buddhist chants.
Dharma assembly for converting
Ven. Abbot Yongxin made an instruction
Soon afterwards, the Dharma assembly for converting started in order. Numerous European Shaolin disciples who would attend the assembly followed Ven. Abbot Yongxin to chant sutra and make a pledge. Then Ven. Abbot made an instruction and hoped every disciple become a veritable Buddhist votary.
Mrs. Anica Matzka-Dojder delivered address
Buddhism believers attended the assembly
At 6:00 p.m. in the same day, community interaction activity of Shaolin Culture Festival was held in Shaolin Cultural Center Austria. Mrs. Anica Matzka-Dojder, senator of Vienna municipal government, officials of the fifth district government, the students of Shaolin Cultural Center Austria and local Buddhism believers attended the activity. Master Yanliang, chief of Shaolin Cultural Center Austria, expressed thanks to every Buddhism believers who supported the construction and development of the Center. On behalf of Vienna municipal government, Mrs. Anica Matzka-Dojder extended her cordial welcome to the arrival of Shaolin culture delegation and the holding of European Shaolin Culture Festival in Vienna.
The students of Shaolin Cultural Center Austria showed Shaolin Kungfu
Shaolin soft Kungfu
Wonderful Shaolin Kungfu
The interaction activity proceeded warmly with the wonderful Shaolin Kungfu performance of Shaolin Kungfu monks and achieved a complete success.