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The Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha issued the Notice No.: 259/TBĐB-HDTS to the Central Committees and Institutes of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; The Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha at all levels; Temples, monasteries, monks and nuns, domestic and foreign Buddhists; News agencies and press on the organization of the funeral of the Venerable Thich Pho Tue.

SPECIAL NOTICE

About the funeral of the Venerable Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue – Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha

Dear:

– Committee, Central Institute of Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; The Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha at all levels; Temples, monasteries, monks and nuns, domestic and foreign Buddhists;

– News agencies, press.

Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue.

Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, His Holiness the French President of the Council for the Evidence of the Vietnamese Buddhist Church; Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors; Former Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ha Tay province (now Hanoi City); Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; The abbot of Vien Minh Communal House (Rang pagoda), Quang Lang commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi city.

The Most Venerable Most Venerable Master made great contributions to the Dharma and the Nation, and awarded the Party and State the Order of Ho Chi Minh, the Second-class Independence Medal; Medal of Great National Unity; Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister, many Certificates of Merit of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha and many other noble awards.

Due to his advanced age and weak health, although he has received special care from the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, from specialized State agencies, Dharma disciples, and the dedicated care of medical doctors and nurses, Vinmec Monastery, but the Most Venerable Master passed away at 03:22 on October 21, year (on September 16, Tan Ox year) at Vien Minh Communal House (Rang pagoda), Quang Lang commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi City.

Perpetual: 105 years; Greece: 85 years

The official ceremony of entering the golden coffin will be held at 13:00 on October 21, 2021 (September 16 in the year of the New Ox). Kim Quan is enshrined at Vien Minh Communal House (Rang pagoda), Quang Lang commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi city.

The official visitation ceremony is from 7:00 a.m. on October 22, 2021 to the end of October 23, 2021 (from September 17 to 18 in the year of the New Ox).

The memorial ceremony will be held at 09:00 on October 24, 2021 (September 19 in the year of the Tan Ox), then the Venerable Master’s golden coffin will be entered into the stupa in the grounds of Vien Minh Ancestral Communal House (Rang temple), commune. Quang Lang, Phu Xuyen District, Hanoi City.

To commemorate the great merits of His Holiness the Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue for the Dharma and the Nation, the Standing Committee of the Proving Council, the Standing Board of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha decided to held a funeral ceremony according to the highest rites of the Vietnamese Buddhist Church.

The Dharma Master, Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, he had an example that: after I follow the Buddha, I cannot hold a grand funeral, the ceremony is very simple and short in accordance with the Buddhist and ancestral traditions. held at Vien Minh pagoda. Please do not garland, do not have lengthy biographies, do not waste time and harm the merits of monks, nuns and Buddhists. If you remember me, recite the Buddha’s name and recite the sutras at your residence, dedicating merit for a peaceful world and a peaceful life.

According to the will of His Holiness the French Lord and in the context of the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic in many localities, the Standing Board of the Proving Council, the Standing Board of the Central Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha decided to organize the The ceremony to commemorate and enter the stupa of Duc Phap master in direct form (for monks and nuns in Hanoi city) and online to the headquarters of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha at all levels, to pagodas and monasteries the whole country during the same period.

The Standing Committee of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha respectfully proposes that the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha at all levels hang the Buddha flag at half-mast, set up an incense altar, a photo of His Holiness the Dharma Master, and hold a memorial service at the headquarters. Temples and monasteries simultaneously send the Prajna drum bell and recite the Buddha’s name right at the time when the Church holds the memorial ceremony at 9:00 a.m. on October 24, 2021 (ie September 19/Tan Ox). The Organizing Committee will broadcast the memorial ceremony live on An Vien TV channel, and online on Fanpage platforms: Buddha Su online, Butta, Enlightenment newspaper, Facebook, YouTube…

In order for the funeral to be completely according to the will of His Holiness the Dharma Master, we respectfully request that monks, nuns, and Buddhists cooperate with the Organizing Committee to comply with the content of this special Notice.

Best regards!

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