Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
PH 21 DEC 1998
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm color negatives
Views of True Buddha Society of Maine, 551 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.
The Buddhist center opened in 1998 as the first Buddhist temple in Greater Portland, serving a community of ethnic Chinese Buddhists from a variety of Asian nations, including China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia.
Master Lian Ch'uan, in gold robes and sacred headdress, is in the lower left photo.
Monica Cheng Bouchied drums during a ceremony, in the photo at right.
Photos published in the Portland Press Herald, on 21 December 1998
"True Buddha Society of Maine, 1998" (1998). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 285.
Greater Portland area, Scarborough, Me., Houses of worship, Buddhist temples, Buddhism, Asian Community