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The Buddhist Nuns of Emei Mountain

In A.D. 67 or 10 Yongping, Han Dynasty, Buddhism was introduced to China.

At the end of the 3rd century Buddhism was transferred to Mt. Emei, a famous mountain for Buddhism in the southwest part of China.

At the end of the 9th century Master Nun Huixu came to Mt. Emei, and became the first nun residing on Mt. Emei in history.

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