After more than 4 months of separation, directive 16 has also been removed. People began to return to their daily lives with the social situation facing many difficulties and losses. This is also a time when people need love and support more than ever.
In order to share some of the difficulties in living and food of the people, Venerable Thich Tri Thanh – monks of Tan Long pagoda, Tan Thuan Tay commune, City. Cao Lanh, Dong Thap province has joined hands with Buddhists and Vietnamese Fathers to visit and give gifts to pregnant mothers, children and workers returning from epidemic areas who are undergoing concentrated isolation.
Volunteering is a combination of wisdom and compassion
The gifts included: 1 ton of rice, 100 boxes of noodles, 4 boxes of masks and 26 cartons of milk were delivered to people in two concentrated isolation areas, Kim Hong Secondary School (Ward 3) and Dormitory of the University of Education (ward). 6) with a total budget of 27 million VND.
In addition, Venerable Thich Tri Thanh also mobilized donations to support Buddhist Huynh Thanh Phuong suffering from a work accident with a cash amount of VND 4,950,000 and many other necessities.
It is not only during the pandemic that this warmth is spread. The monks and nuns are always beside the poor, and accompany them in the suffering of loss from body to spirit. Regardless of religion or any spirituality, reaching out to people in need is a way to cultivate compassion.