Posted on: October 23, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

On the afternoon of October 22, 2021, the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Hanoi held a chanting ceremony to commemorate the Third Dharma Master of the Buddhist Church with a heart of respect and gratitude.

According to his will: “After I follow the Buddha, I cannot hold a solemn funeral, a very simple and short ceremony according to the Buddhist tradition and held at Vien Minh pagoda. No garland, no lengthy biographies, no waste of time and no damage to the merits of monks and nuns and Buddhists. If you remember me, recite the Buddha’s name and recite the sutras at your residence to dedicate merit for a peaceful world and a peaceful life.”

A solemn ceremony to pay respects to His Holiness the Dharma Master at Hanoi Buddhist Academy

Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet – Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, Head of the Education Department of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, President of the Academy said: “The passing of the Great Elder Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue is a great loss for Buddhism. From his young years to the last moments of his life, he kept a modest, simple and elegant lifestyle. Experiencing many difficult times, wars of the country, until he assumed the highest position of the Church, in every position he lived a simple life. He used to work as the Deputy Head of the Education Department of Monks and Nuns, so he understands the importance of education to increase talent for the country. He is a great Buddhist educator, a shining example for generations of students of the Academy. “ Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet emphasized.

Accordingly, the Academy will hold a chanting ceremony for 3 consecutive days on October 22, 23, and 24, 2021 (ie September 17, 18, 19 / Tan Ox) to commemorate His great merit.

Currently, the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Hanoi has about 600 monks, nuns, and doctoral students studying in various systems, in addition to creating a good learning environment, the Academy’s Executive Council is also interested in many Other meaningful activities, such as Donating blood to save lives, Praying for Heroes and Martyrs, victims of disease deaths… help monks and nuns have more experiences in the learning process.


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