Posted on: April 21, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


In the morning of April 20 (March 20 – Nham Dan), the monks and disciples at Vien Giac pagoda – Tan Binh district, Ho Chi Minh City solemnly held a ceremony to commemorate the late Venerable Thich Minh Phat.

Relic of the late Venerable Thich Minh Phat at Vien Giac Pagoda

Attending the ceremony were the Most Venerable Thich Minh Thong, Deputy Head of the Central Buddhist Sangha Committee, Deputy Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha Administration; Most Venerable Thich Le Trang, Deputy Head of the Executive Board cum Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha Ceremonies Committee; Most Venerable Thich Thien Minh, Head of the Buddhist Administration of Thu Duc City, Venerable Thich Dat Duc, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Tan Binh District and members of the Executive Committee and monasteries in Ho Chi Minh City.

The venerables offer incense in remembrance

The venerables offer incense in remembrance

At the ceremony, the venerables burned incense to commemorate the Venerable Giac Linh Thich Minh Phat, remembering the merits and virtues of the late Venerable, who devoted his life to serving the Dharma and sentient beings.

Most Venerable Thich Minh Thong offers food offerings

Most Venerable Thich Minh Thong offers food offerings

Most Venerable Thich Minh Phat, alias Le Nhut Nguyen, legal name Nguyen Duc, legal name Minh Phat. Born on the Day of the Monkey (1956) in Cho Lon (now District 10, Ho Chi Minh City).

In 1974, when the Board of Directors of An Quang Communal House and its affiliated establishments was established, the Venerable Master was appointed as Deputy General Administrator, cum Tri-Treasurer of the family, taking care of the community’s Zen life in a timely manner. safety.

The late Venerable Thich Minh Phat is an example of showing the spirit of compassion through social charity work

The late Venerable Thich Minh Phat is an example of showing the spirit of compassion through social charity work

In 1976, obeying the Venerable Master’s orders and following the earnest request of the Buddhists, the Venerable Master assumed the position of abbot of Vien Giac Pagoda. In 1978, the Venerable built Vien Dung pagoda (Linh Dong commune, Thu Duc district, HCMC). In 1992, the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Association appointed the Venerable to the abbot of Phung Son Pagoda (District 11, Ho Chi Minh City).

The scene of the ceremony

The scene of the ceremony

In 1993, after the 3rd National Buddhist Congress and the 4th Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Association, Venerable Thich Minh Phat was nominated a Charity – Social Commissioner of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha.

Venerable Thich Minh Phat’s whole life has remained in the minds of monks, nuns, and Buddhists as the embodiment of a bodhisattva who always sacrifices himself to help all in all circumstances.

Buddhists chant and attend the ceremony

Buddhists chant and attend the ceremony

Favored by impermanence, the Venerable Master released the newspaper for peace and quiet at 6:40 am on March 21, Binh Ty (on May 8, 1996), lived for 41 years, 21 Ha Lap.

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