In the morning of December 3 (October 29, Tan Ox), the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Hanoi held a ceremony to commemorate the 713th anniversary of the passing of King – Buddha Tran Nhan Tong to Nirvana. the great meritorious ancestors of the ancestors, the 10th birthday celebration of the late Elder Most Venerable Thich Thanh Tu.
Under the guidance of the Executive Council, monks and nuns (TNS) of the Academy solemnly decorated the incense altar, the relic of King Buddha and Emperor Tran Nhan Tong, the two late Elders and Venerables at the Ancestral Hall. HVPGVN let the venerable ones of the Executive Council and Senators offer incense in memory of the king – the patriarch who founded the Truc Lam Zen line in Vietnam, remembering and being grateful to the Venerable Monks, meritorious predecessors, and accomplices. The pillar of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, the pedagogical teacher, is strict but very simple and poor.
Presenting and attending the ceremony were the Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet, Vice Chairman of the Student Council, Head of the Central Buddhist Education Committee, Director of the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Hanoi; Most Venerable Thich Thanh Dat, Secretary of the Student Council, Chairman of the Academy’s Scientific Council.
Before welcoming the Venerables of the Executive Council of the ashram, the Academy’s Ceremonies Committee held a ceremony to ask for the Buddha’s teachings, and to approve the meditation and make offerings to the Giac Linh.
At the ceremony, the Venerables faced incense, the image of the Buddha and the monks with agarwood smoke, respectfully offered incense to commemorate. The monks respectfully bowed and expressed their gratitude to the great merits of His Holiness the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha and the Venerable Most Venerable Thanh Tu for the Dharma – the nation as well as the career of training talented monks. The masses chanted Buddha’s name in unison, dedicating to pray for the eradication of the epidemic, national peace and security, the longevity of the Buddha’s teachings, and the prosperity of the Sangha; pray to the Elders and Venerables to spend their lives in the Land of Ultimate Bliss, to have no immortality in their vows, to re-enact their talk of flowers, to the Pure Land – Sa Ba.
During his lifetime, the two Elders and Venerable Master held the position of leader of the Executive Council and participated in teaching work. Especially, the late Venerable Most Venerable Thich Thanh Tu, former member of the CMSC, former Vice Chairman of the UBCV, former President of the Academy (2001 – 2011). He was the one who laid the foundation for the establishment of the Academy’s base in Ve Linh village (Phu Linh commune, Soc Son district). Due to the old age, the patriarch, the Most Venerable The Most Venerable Man passed away at 8:15 a.m. on November 26, 2011 (aimed at November 2 – New Year of the Rabbit, reigned: 85 years, Ha Lap: 65 years. Currently, the Academy has built Vien Quang Stupa to worship the relics of the late Venerable Thich Thanh Tu here, naming the lecture building “Vien Quang” to inscribe and remember his merits. for the unification and construction of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in general, and the career of training the Sangha in particular.