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On the morning of October 16 (September 11 – Tan Suu), the ceremony of the Great Wall Elder Venerable Thich Tri Quang solemnly took place at Tu Dam communal house (Truong An ward, Hue city) according to his instructions before his death. president.

After chanting the Di Dao Sutras at the main hall of Tu Dam’s ancestral house, the monks performed the ritual of worshiping the horse and paying homage to the late great-grandfather. Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang.

Elder Venerable Master has ancestors from Hai Duong, born in Diem Dien village, Long Dai canton, Quang Ninh government (now Duc Ninh Dong ward, Dong Hoi city), Quang Binh province.

He was born in the year of the Pig (1923), ordained in 1936 with Grand Master Hong Tuyen at Pho Minh Pagoda, then entered the capital Phu Xuan to study and adhere to Buddhism in the ancient capital, especially the 1963 Dharma tribulation stemming from Hue during the Buddha’s Birthday Week in the 2507 calendar.

The Venerable Elder is the author of many works on teaching the Buddhadharma and the Law of the monastic; was the translator and commentator of many Mahayana sutras, dharma books, commentaries of bodhisattvas, patriarchs, and hundreds of essays reconstructing the spirit of Buddhism in the period of Buddhist revival, as a foundation. foundation for Buddhist studies and behavior according to the Dharma.

The image and the statue of the late Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang are enshrined in the Du Huong meditation room

Since joining Buddhist activities in Saigon, after the unification of the country, the Most Venerable Elder stayed at An Quang Pagoda, and then at Quang Huong Gia Lam Monastery (HCMC) as a solitary, dedicated to practice. , writing books, translating and commenting on sutras, laws, treatises…

In 2013, at the age of 91, the Most Venerable Elder returned to his hometown after more than 60 years of separation and stayed in his old place, Tu Dam Pagoda, continuing to translate scriptures and practicing diligently until his death. .

Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang passed away at the staff of Tu Dam pagoda at 21:45 on November 8, 2019 (on October 12, the Year of the Pig), lived in the 97th century, 72 laps.

Relics of superiors after tea-pi

Relics of superiors after tea-pi

In accordance with his instructions, the venerable Dharma son and his followers held a simple funeral. The four great bodies of the Most Venerable Elder received tea on November 1, 2019 at Vinh Hang Park (Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien Hue province) with the sincere prayers of thousands of monks, nuns, and Buddhists. and the people of Hue.

On the occasion of the death anniversary, after the Vajrayana chanting ceremony, monks and nuns, Buddhists solemnly bow and recite the Buddha’s name. The dharma monks have invited the relics of the late Elder Venerable to enter the stupa at the grounds of Tu Dam ancestral house.

Monks from monasteries present to pay homage, chanting the Buddhist scriptures in memory at Tu Dam pagoda

Monks from monasteries present to pay homage, chanting the Buddhist scriptures in memory at Tu Dam pagoda

It is known that also according to the instructions left, Tu Dam Pagoda is the place to keep the relics of the Venerable Elder, including the skull relic. In addition, there are two other places where a part of his relics are worshiped: Quang Huong Gia Lam (Gia Lam Pagoda, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City) and Dai Giac Pagoda (Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province) – his hometown. incense of the Elder Venerable Master.

Currently, in the direction of Tu Dam communal house, where the late Elder’s room practiced and translated scriptures until the end of his life, Most Venerable Thich Hai An has embellished the space “Du Huong room” to commemorate. At Quang Huong Gia Lam Monastery – Ho Chi Minh City also embellished the memorial space for him.

On the same day, at Quang Huong Gia Lam Monastery (Go Vap), An Quang Communal House (District 10, Ho Chi Minh City)…, the places where the Elder Venerable Master had a rather long stay when he was born. solemnly held a memorial service for the late Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang.

The stupa keeps a part of his relics behind the Tu Dam pagoda

The stupa keeps a part of his relics behind the Tu Dam pagoda

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