On the afternoon of November 24, 2021, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Hai Phong city coordinated with the venerable monks and nuns of Kim Doi pagoda, Kim Doi 1 village, Huu Bang commune, Kien Thuy district, Hai Phong city to organize a memorial ceremony. concept, super advanced Giac Linh, the late Great Elder Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, high-ranking high-born, high-ranking Buddha Country.
Quang Lam demonstrated and attended the ceremony with the Most Venerable Thich Quang Tung – Vice Chairman of the Student Council, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Hai Phong city; Most Venerable Thich Thanh Giac – Member of the Student Council, Deputy Head of the Standing Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Hai Phong City; TT. Thich Nguyen Binh – Former permanent member of the city’s Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha BTS; TT. Thich Quang Minh – Permanent member, head of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Cultural Committee, Hai Phong city; Sister Thich Hanh Nhu – Abbot of Kim Doi Pagoda, head of the organizing committee for the ceremony, together with the great monks and nuns, deputy head of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in the districts of the city.
On the side of the government guests, there were Mr. Duong Ngoc Anh – Head of the Religious Affairs Department, Hai Phong City Department of Home Affairs; Mr. Pham Van Khanh – Head of Internal Security Department, City Police; Mr. Pham Tien Thuat – Vice Chairman of Kien Thuy District People’s Committee, and representatives of the District Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, departments, agencies and mass organizations of Kien Thuy district, Huu Bang commune and representatives of the Buddha also attended the ceremony.
After the ritual of reciting the Buddha’s name and asking for a blessing, Most Venerable Thich Quang Tung went up to the palace to announce the biography of the late Great Elder Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue – Third Dharma Master of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha. Accordingly: “The Venerable Thich Pho Tue spent 105 years present in the saha realm, with 85 lower laps, on the throne of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, he devoted his life to the ideal of propagating the Dharma for profit. His merit has greatly contributed to the cause of promoting Buddhism and the Vietnamese nation. His life from the beginning of ordination until the moment of completion of the predestined relationship has always been a shining example in the practice of body and religious practice for both monastic and lay people. He always took the practice of discipline as a body of teaching to teach and teach after learning. His life is a spiritual symbol of Bi – Tri – Dung. Especially in the act of selflessness and selflessness, devotedly focusing on the cause of spreading the law, serving people, and building a stronger and stronger national unity block.
During his life of practicing religion at Vien Minh’s family home, as well as participating in Buddhist activities of the Church and society, the Venerable Master made many contributions to the Dharma and the nation. That merit has always been respectfully recognized by the Church and State, awarded many noble awards such as: Order of Ho Chi Minh; Second Class Independence Medal; Medal of great national unity; Medals for the cause of great national unity, Certificates of Merit from the Prime Minister, Certificates of Merit from the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and many certificates of merit from the Church.”
It is known that from 1952 to 1957, the late Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue – the Third Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha used to travel, practice and abbot of Linh Ung Pagoda (Kim Doi Pagoda), Kim Doi 1 village, commune. Huu Bang, Kien Thuy district, Hai Phong city. When he studied here, he was loved by Buddhists and local people because of his simple and poor lifestyle. When he was still in the world, whenever he had free time, the Venerable Master still returned to visit the old temple roof and had words of encouragement and encouragement for the abbot. For the venerable monks and nuns and the Buddhists of Kim Dai pagoda, the Venerable Master is always the Bodhi tree that radiates the shade of TIM TAM.
After that, the venerable monks, nuns and Buddhists held a memorial ceremony, offered incense and chanted the sutras “Zan Falun” to pray for the great advancement of the late Great Venerable Giac Linh, the Venerable Master, to be awarded the highest rank in the world.
Before the end of the memorial ceremony, the venerable monks and nuns and local authorities held a ceremony to release animals, release pigeons, and pray for world peace, sentient beings’ peace, and the end of the Covid-19 epidemic. apart from.