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On the morning of October 30, at Truc Lam Thien Truong (Loc Vuong ward, Nam Dinh city), the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh held a conference to summarize Buddhist activities for the 2016-2021 term and announce the standard decision. personnel of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha city (2021-2026).

Attending the conference were the Venerable Thich Quang Ha, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh province, the venerables of the Provincial Executive Board; Most Venerable Thich Thanh Loi, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in 2016-2021, monks and nuns at pagodas and temples in Nam Dinh city…; Representative of Nam Dinh city.

Speaking at the opening of the conference, Venerable Thich Thanh Loi affirmed that Nam Dinh City’s Executive Board had successfully completed its tasks in the fields of Buddhist activities in the past term.

Most Venerable Thich Thanh Loi delivered the opening speech

According to the report, the whole city has 30 temples, of which 26 are abbots by monks and nuns, Pho Minh pagoda is recognized as a special national relic, De Tu pagoda is recognized as a high-level historical and cultural relic. Vinh Truong Pagoda is recognized as a provincial-level cultural and historical relic. The total number of monks and nuns in the city is 60, 25 monks and 35 nuns.

Delegates attending the conference

Delegates attending the conference

The number of monks and nuns attending the annual retreat reaches 95% of the city’s total number of monks and nuns. During the last term, there were 3 monks who were conferred on the Male-Kieu precepts and 1 received the Sa-dini precepts; 11,000 Buddhists take refuge in the Three Jewels, 700 Buddhists receive the Five Precepts and the Bodhisattva Precepts. A number of pagodas have been restored and newly built such as: Vong Cung pagoda, Thap pagoda, An pagoda, Phuc Long, Phong Loc, Hoang Mai, Dong Mac, Han Son, and Dich Le pagodas.

In the last term, Buddhism in Nam Dinh city has been living and studying stably and has achieved many Buddhist achievements. The total value of charity and social security programs is about 6.5 billion VND.

The conference elected a new Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh City for the term 2021-2026

The conference elected a new Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh City for the term 2021-2026

With these achievements, the Prime Minister awarded the Certificate of Merit to the Venerable Thich Giac Vu, Chief Nun Thich Dam Hien; The City Buddhist Administration Board was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Chairman of the Nam Dinh Provincial People’s Committee, the Director of the Nam Dinh Provincial Police, the Chairman of the Nam Dinh City People’s Committee.

At the conference, the People’s Committee of Nam Dinh City, the Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front of Nam Dinh City presented 36 Certificates of Merit to the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha city, the monks and nuns in the Executive Board and the pagodas with outstanding achievements. in Buddhist work.

The conference elected a new Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh City for the term 2021-2026, consisting of 15 members, led by Venerable Thich Thanh Loi continuing to be the Head of the Executive Committee.

Most Venerable Thich Quang Ha praised the merits of some Buddhist activities

Most Venerable Thich Quang Ha praised the merits of some Buddhist activities

On this occasion, the city’s Buddhism also donated 700 level 3 medical protective suits (worth 50 million VND) to the Center for Covid-19 Disease Prevention and Control in Nam Dinh City.

Mr. Hoang Quang Khoa, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Nam Dinh City, delivered a speech recognizing and praising the good achievements of the city’s Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in the past term. He believes that in the new term, the City Executive Board will unite to promote the law and implement the Buddhist program “benefiting the community”…

Speaking at the conference, Venerable Thich Quang Ha praised the merits of some outstanding Buddhist activities of the city’s monks and nuns. The Venerable said that the new Executive Board for the term 2021-2026 has all ages to build, inherit and develop the city’s Buddhism, which is growing stronger in many aspects.

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