Posted on: July 19, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


The official letter was signed by Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha on July 19, 2021 and sent to the Executive Boards of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in provinces and cities; Monks and nuns at pagodas and monasteries throughout the country on calling on monks and nuns, Buddhists to stay in detention, to stay in one place chanting and praying to repel the Covid-19 epidemic.

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha calls on monks and nuns, Buddhists nationwide to stay in detention, to stay in one place, chanting and praying to repel the Covid-19 epidemic.

The letter stated:

In these days, the authorities of Ho Chi Minh City, the southern provinces and the whole country are trying their best to ensure the safety of people’s lives in the face of extremely complicated developments. of the Covid-19 epidemic. It was very difficult for the Prime Minister to continue deciding 19 southern provinces to implement social distancing in accordance with Directive 16. Faced with that situation, the Standing Board of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha issued an appeal:

  1. All monks, nuns, and Buddhists join hands with sectors, levels and local authorities in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic by taking concrete action to stay at home, not going out when there is no real work. the need. Absolutely comply with 5K regulations, strictly follow Directive 16 of the Prime Minister, do not participate and gather in public places.
  2. Temples and monasteries throughout the country implement detention, daily chanting for peace. Calling on Buddhists to stay at home, connect online and chant for national peace, and the epidemic will be eradicated.
  3. At 6:00 am on July 27, 2021, pagodas and monasteries across the country simultaneously sent 3 Bat Nha bells and drums to commemorate the heroes and martyrs on the 74th anniversary of Invalids and Martyrs’ Day. (July 27, 1947 – July 27, 2021), at the same time, simultaneously recited the Medicine Sutra to pray to repel the Covid-19 epidemic, life will soon return to normal, all the well-being for the people and the land. country.
  4. Monks, nuns, and Buddhists continue to contribute and support medical supplies and equipment for Ho Chi Minh City and localities facing difficulties due to the rapidly increasing number of F0.
  5. Continue to closely coordinate with the Fatherland Front at all levels and local authorities to ensure safety in relief and social charity work for disadvantaged and difficult situations in society affected by the pandemic. Covid-19 epidemic.

More than ever, the Church respectfully requests that you, the Central Institute, the Executive Boards of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of provinces, cities, pagodas, monasteries and monks and nuns, Buddhists strictly implement the content of this official letter. .

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