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Mahavira Hall of Nam Tin Chuk Temple, Fu Yung Shan, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
A Mahāvīra Hall or Hall of Mahāvīra (Chinese: 大雄寶殿; pinyin: Dàxióngbǎodiàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tōa--hiông-pó-tiān; literally: "Hall of the Great Hero"), called daeungjeon (대웅전, 大雄殿) in Korean, is the main building of a traditional Chinese Buddhist temple complex, where the historical Buddha and other buddhas and bodhisattvas are enshrined.
Its Japanese equivalent is the hon-dō.
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