A secret peace: In Egypt Buddhists pray

Buddhism is not a common or widely accepted practice in Egypt. Those who seek to explore the religious, spiritual, meditative or other aspects of Buddhism struggle to find places for such practices, and in the case of some, may have to conceal their activities from their families and communities for fear of persecution or a lack of understanding. Mada Masr speaks to three people who have incorporated different aspects of this ancient religion into their lives in Cairo. Videography: Virginie Nguyen Hoang & Dastan Altaïr Photography: Virginie Nguyen Hoang & Monks of the “Wang Fat Ching She” temple Translation: Mohamed Abdulmaguid Graphic animation: Yasmin Elayat

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