‘What is China?’ Buddhism enjoys a surge in religious followers
Updated 10:31, 28-Jun-2018
Despite China being a largely atheist country, religion has enjoyed a surge in followers over the decades. As more Chinese are becoming well-off, the desire for spiritual fulfilment is getting stronger. 
It seems that religion plays a key role in the growing debate about social values and morality – not only among the older generation but also for young people. 
CGTN’s reporter Han Bin speaks with some Buddhist followers, and gets an up-close look at how a growing number of Chinese are seeking a different path, one of spiritual happiness, through religious enlightenment.