Posted on: November 4, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


This morning, November 4, in Vietnam Quoc Tu (District 10), the Executive Board of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha held a meeting to deploy a number of Buddhist activities of Buddhism in Ho Chi Minh City.

Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, First Deputy Dharma Master, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City chaired the meeting of the Standing Committee.

At the meeting, Most Venerable Thich Le Trang, Vice Chairman and Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Ritual Committee presented a proposal on how to organize a great ceremony to pray for the death of compatriots who died of Covid-19, with two ritual options. restrict and allow large gatherings, in the middle of October of the upcoming lunar calendar.

After listening to the presentation, the Venerable Most Venerable Elder, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Ho Chi Minh City, directed that the Great Requiem Ceremony will be held on the morning of October 14, Tan Ox, after the first ceremony, the time was postponed due to the time delay due to the first ceremony. implementation of social distancing by monks, in Vietnam Quoc Tu.

The Venerable Elder assigned the Secretariat to contact the relevant authorities of Ho Chi Minh City to discuss and agree on the plan for the number of people allowed to gather, in the actual situation of the Covid-19 epidemic in the city.

Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang presided over the meeting of the Standing Committee

In order to synergize to pray for compatriots who died due to Covid-19, the Elder Venerable Master Head of the Executive Committee also directed the Secretariat to notify monasteries throughout Ho Chi Minh City, simultaneously celebrating chanting and chanting. According to the method of dedicating to compatriots who died of Covid-19 to be reborn in a good land, pray for the peace of the country and people, and the epidemic will soon be eradicated. The time, the start time and the method of organization will be announced in detail.

The Venerables of the Secretariat reported on Buddhist activities such as: the work of lowering the prize, preparing to start the construction of traditional Buddhist cultural houses, Sangha at Pho Quang pagoda, Tan Binh district; Gratitude to the Board of Directors and the end of the Covid-19 treatment area for monks and nuns at Thu Dung Field Hospital and treatment No. 10 (Thu Duc City) tomorrow morning, 5-10.

Venerables attended the meeting of the Standing Committee

Venerables attended the meeting of the Standing Committee

Accordingly, now that there are no sick people in this area, the Coordination Committee and volunteers serving at the field hospital for monks and nuns have completed their tasks under new normal conditions.

After the meeting of the Standing Committee, the Steering Committee to organize the congress headed by the Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang held a meeting to discuss personnel in the districts: District 6, Binh Tan District, Binh Chanh District, Can District. Now and Thu Duc city (including district 2, district 9 and old Thu Duc district), prepare to hold the congress in the near future.

It is known that Buddhism in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully organized 15 Buddhist units in the district, the remaining 6 units and Thu Duc city. It is expected that these units will hold the congress and complete it by the end of December 2021; Thu Duc City will hold the congress in early 2022.

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