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In order to summarize Buddhist activities in the past 5 years, thereby building a program of Buddhist activities for the next 5 years, and perfecting the personnel for the new term; The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province solemnly opened the 10th Provincial Buddhist Delegate Congress,

In order to summarize Buddhist activities in the past 5 years, thereby building a program of Buddhist activities for the next 5 years, and perfecting the personnel for the new term; The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province solemnly opened the 10th Provincial Buddhist Delegate Congress, term (2022-2027) taking place this morning, January 14, at the Hall of Truc Lam Thien Truong Pagoda – Office of the Provincial Board of Directors.

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The supreme proof of the Congress is the Elder HT.Thich Thanh Dam, Vice President of the Council of Justices; HT.Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Student Council, Head of the Steering Committee of the Provincial Buddhist Delegate Congress, term 2022-2027; HT.Thich Thanh Nhieu, Standing Vice Chairman of the Student Council, Deputy Head of the Information Committee of the Provincial Buddhist Delegate Congress, term 2022-2027; HT.Thich Bao Nghiem, Vice Chairman of the TSSC; TT.Thich Thanh Quyet, Vice Chairman of the Council of TS; HT.Thich Thanh Dien, Deputy Secretary General and Chief of Office 1 of the Central Church, together with the monks to demonstrate the Provincial Buddhist Administration.

The Presiding Delegation of the Congress includes: HT.Thich Quang Ha, Vice Chairman of the Council of Scholars, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province; TT.Thich Tam Vuong, Deputy Head of the Information Committee of the Executive Board; TT.Thich Tam Thieu, TT.Thich Thanh Tinh, co-Deputy Head of the Executive Board; NT.Thich Nu Dam Hien, Deputy Head and Head of the Provincial Nun Committee.

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Attending and congratulating the Congress were Ms. Dinh Thi Xuan Trang, Deputy Director of the Religious Affairs Department, Central Committee for Mass Mobilization; Ms. Tran Thi Minh Nga, Deputy Head of the Government Committee for Religion; Mr. Vu Ngoc Truu, Deputy Head of the Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security; Mr. Tran Le Doai, Vice Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee; along with representatives of the People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and Nam Dinh province departments and unions.

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The congress also welcomed more than 400 delegates from Ton Duc who are Heads of the Executive Boards of the Northern provinces; Administrative Committees of districts and cities under Nam Dinh province; Monks, nuns, and Buddhists from all over the world come to attend.

Before the opening time of the Congress, the Venerable Master Ban, the Presiding Team, government representatives at all levels and monks, nuns, and Buddhists attended the hall and performed the ritual in front of the statue of the Buddha. recite the Buddha’s blessing, salute the Dao and the National Flag, and observe a minute of silence in memory of President Ho Chi Minh, his ancestors who have passed away, and compatriots who died due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Speaking at the opening of the Congress, Head of the Organizing Committee Thich Quang Ha warmly welcomed and wished for peace and happiness to the Venerables and other delegates invited to be present.

The Most Venerable Head of the Organizing Committee commented; Over 9 terms, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province has always inherited the tradition of solidarity and harmony associated with the nation, promoting the collective wisdom of Buddhist monks and nuns; Skillfully using means, immutable in all circumstances, timely grasping every step of the development of the country and the times, promoting their role, contributing to the construction of the Church, the construction of the homeland. ; The Buddhist achievements achieved in the last term, which are the crystallization of the wisdom of a unified collective with high will, are thanks to the timely direction of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the dedicated support of all levels of government.

Speaking at the opening of the Congress, Head of the Organizing Committee Thich Quang Ha warmly welcomed and wished for peace and happiness to the Venerables and other delegates invited to be present.

The Most Venerable Head of the Organizing Committee commented; Over 9 terms, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province has always inherited the tradition of solidarity and harmony associated with the nation, promoting the collective wisdom of Buddhist monks and nuns; Skillfully using means, immutable in all circumstances, timely grasping every step of the development of the country and the times, promoting their role, contributing to the construction of the Church, the construction of the homeland. ; The Buddhist achievements achieved in the last term, which are the crystallization of the wisdom of a unified collective with high will, are thanks to the timely direction of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the dedicated support of all levels of government.

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Nam Dinh is a province with a long patriotic tradition, a place where talented people have produced many great heroes, from many high Buddhist monks, worthy of being the earliest Buddhist center in the region. Red river delta.

The province has a total of 791 monasteries, 814 monks and nuns are residing and studying. Over the years, Buddhism in Nam Dinh province has made remarkable progress in organization and operation.

According to the report presented at the Congress, the Standing Committee of the Provincial Buddhist Executive Committee directed the successful organization of the District and City Buddhist Delegate Congress for the term 2021-2026; Organization of the Lower School of Seclusion to maintain the order and rules of the Zen family. Every year, practitioners going to Seclusion achieve from 80-85%; Established the Great Precepts for Tue Tang (2018), the Great Precepts for Thien Truong (2019) and the Great Precepts for the Heart Vow (2020) to transmit the Precepts to hundreds of monastics.

Regarding professional work, the Board of Directors focuses on educating and training young monks and nuns with a level of Buddhism and world studies, shown in their close attention to the Nam Dinh Provincial Buddhist Intermediate School, where there are 110 Buddhist monks and nuns. Monks and nuns studying in class VII (2018-2022). Combining Ceremonies, Propagation and Culture, every year to major Buddhist and national holidays, the Executive Board has encouraged, directed and guided monasteries in the province to organize solemn holidays, imbued with national cultural traditions, thereby also propagating the teachings of the Buddha to the compatriots and Buddhists.

With a total budget of over 75 billion VND in 5 years, Nam Dinh Buddhism has carried out many outstanding social charity works such as: building 75 houses of great solidarity and gratitude, relief in flood disaster areas. , build bridges for mountainous people, support Agent Orange victims, donate blood, donate scholarships and bicycles to poor students to overcome difficulties, take care of the lives of disadvantaged people…

Contributing to preserving the beautiful image of “The brown shirt soldier” in the epidemic center; On August 16, 2021 and August 25, 2021 at Truc Lam Thien Truong Headquarters, the Executive Board of the Nam Dinh Buddhist Sangha held a military departure ceremony for 20 monks and nuns who volunteered to participate in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. -19 at the Central Covid Resuscitation Center of Thai Nguyen Central Hospital, Tan An City, Long An Province and field hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City.

Inheriting the achievements achieved in the past term, the Provincial Buddhist Executive Board also sets out the operational direction for the term 2022-2027 for the Executive Board and Buddhist Departments of Nam Dinh province.

On this occasion, to encourage the spirit of commitment to serve the monks and nuns of Nam Dinh province, the Central Committee of the Church awarded the Certificate of Merit to 12 groups and 22 individuals and 20 monks who participated in supporting the epidemic prevention and control. Covid in the provinces

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Nam Dinh Provincial People’s Committee awarded Certificates of Merit to 9 Nam Dinh Buddhist groups and 11 individuals who have made active contributions to building the bloc to achieve national unity in the past 5 years.

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At the end of 5 years of Buddhist practice, HT.Thich Quang Ha on behalf of the Board of Directors for the IX term, announced his resignation.

Next, President Thich Tam Vuong, Deputy Head of the Executive Board’s Information Committee approved the list of new personnel for the X term of the Executive Board.

At the General Meeting, HT.Thich Bao Nghiem on behalf of the Proving Board voted for the list of personnel for term X.

All delegates unanimously approved the list of personnel of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Nam Dinh province (term of 2022-2027) including 43 members, of which 18 permanent members, HT.Thich Quang Ha was nominated for re-election as head. Management Board.

The representative of Nam Dinh province, Mr. Tran Le Doai, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee had a speech, congratulating the Congress on electing new members of the Executive Board for a new term to continue to run Buddhist affairs and lead the way. Buddhist monks and nuns in the province fulfilled the set goals in term X.

On this occasion, on behalf of the provincial government, the Vice President also acknowledged and highly appreciated the religious and patriotic achievements of monks, nuns and Buddhists reported at the Congress. We hope that monks and nuns and Buddhists will continue to promote the tradition of protecting the nation and the people, and join hands with the local government to build and develop the province.

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At the congress, in order to orient the Buddhist program for the tenth term of Buddhism in Nam Dinh province, the Most Venerable Chairman of the Buddhist Council gave teachings from books and instructions to the new members of the Executive Committee.

At the same time, the Most Venerable Chairman expressed his joy at the great Buddhist achievements of Buddhism in Nam Dinh province in the last term under the wise and determined leadership of HT.Thich Quang Ha, as well as other members member of the Executive Board. This achievement has been attributed to the spirit of service efforts of all monks, nuns, Buddhists, lay followers of Nam Dinh province and especially the attention and support of the government, provincial and local agencies. direction.

The Church Central Committee hopes that the new Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Nam Dinh province, term X, under the leadership of the new Venerable Master, will unite, harmonize and be more determined on the basis of discipline and responsibility; continue to build and develop Buddhism in the province and unite with your religions; working closely with the support of local authorities, to complete the Buddhist mission for the 2022-2027 term and contribute to the overall success of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in the era of integration and development, Thich Thien Nhon said. .

At the Congress, the Secretariat submitted a draft resolution of the Congress consisting of 6 articles, which all delegates unanimously approved.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, the new Venerable Master of the Board of Directors announced his resignation.

In the spirit of solidarity, harmony and unity of will to work together towards the common development of Buddhism in the province, the 10th Nam Dinh Provincial Buddhist Delegate Congress took place in 2 days 13 and 14/1/ 2021 has been a great success.

Pictures of the 10th Buddhist Congress of Nam Dinh Province:

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