Ven. Master Xuecheng, President of the Buddhist Association of China, and his delegation arrived in Ningbo, a city known for the “southeastern Buddhist land,” on Oct. 11, to attend the 19th China-Japan-South Korea Buddhist Exchange Conference. In front of the Maitreya Buddha statue at Xuedou Temple in Fenghua city, the Buddhist delegates of the three countries held a Dharma assembly to pray for world peace and chanted sutras for blessings respectively. Ven. Master Xuecheng delivered a speech as "Buddhism across Northeastern Asia shares the same lineage and its Dharma milk will nourish people thousand years."