Buddhism in Hong Kong:
The number of steps to the Bug Buddha, a massive bronze statue that is 112 feet tall: 268
The year the Centre of Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Jong, was established: 2000
The years that Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo and Pema Chödrön were ordained in Hong Kong: 1973 & 1981
Of the 34 Buddhist centers in Hong Kong listed on BuddhaNet: 10 Mahayana, 6 Theravada, 14 Tibetan, 4 Nonsectarian
The number of people arrested during the 2019-2020 protests against tighter national security laws: 10,200
The number of exhibitors at Art Basel Hong Kong 2022: 130 galleries, 28 countries
Number of Tricycle subscribers: 22
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Data from Buddhanet’s World Buddhist Directory, Alliance for Bhikkhunis, Buddhistdoor Global, The Hindu, and The Guardian
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