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Thai Buddhist Temple In The Bronx Has Distinct Honor Of Being First In The US

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Thai Buddhist Monk Chamlong sits among the offerings. /RICHARD HARBUS FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Wat Buddhayaram, a Thai Buddhist temple founded in 1965 as a study center was the first ever established in the United States. Most would think that the Bronx would be the last place to find one but that’s exactly the kind of hidden treasure we have here. Read more in the New York Daily News.

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