On November 28, 2021 (on October 24, Tan Ox year), HT. Thich Tri Dinh, abbot of Phung Son Pagoda (District 11, Ho Chi Minh City) presided over a ceremony to pray and light candles to pray for the victims of COVID-19.
The prayer ceremony was attended by Most Venerable Monks, Venerables, Nuns, Nuns – Venerable Monks, Nuns, Abbots of monasteries, Buddhists and relatives of the deceased due to COVID-19 to remember the deceased, to share the pain with those left behind to contribute to alleviating the loss and suffering after the pandemic.
In a dignified atmosphere, the monks set up the altar to pray for the unfortunate souls who died of the disease, expressing gratitude and gratitude for the silent sacrifice of the frontline cadres and soldiers. anti-epidemic.
The memorial ceremony aims to ease the pain of families whose loved ones have died from COVID-19, praying for the departed souls to be saved. At the same time, spread kindness and love, continue to encourage the spirit of the forces that have been participating in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic.
May the light shine, the dark road open, the Buddhas love, release the light to help, serve because of the epidemic of casualties, men and women, and the souls of soldiers who died during the COVID-19 pandemic, rest in peace. In the pure land, the country is prosperous and glorious, the people live in peace and happiness.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 20,000 compatriots, officers and soldiers nationwide to sacrifice and die. Thousands of families have lost loved ones. It was a loss that nothing could make up for. As of November 19, Vietnam has more than 23,500 deaths from COVID-19, Ho Chi Minh City has more than 17,000 cases.