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This morning, April 17, at Minh Dang Quang Courthouse (Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City) The scientific conference “Bun Huynh Lien: Contributions to the Dharma – Ethnicity and inherited values” was held. The opening ceremony was attended by more than 600 delegates.

Opening the seminar about the late Nun Huynh Lien

The Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, gave the message from

The Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, gave the message from

Proof of attendance was the Venerable Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; Most Venerable Thich Giac Tuong, Standing Member of the Proving Council, Proving Priest of the Mendicant Denomination; Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, Director of the Vietnam Institute of Buddhist Studies, Head of the Organizing Committee; Most Venerable Thich Hue Thong, Deputy Secretary General and Chief of Office 2 of the Central Committee, together with the venerable dignitaries of the Executive Council, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City.

The representative of the government was Ms. Tran Thi Minh Nga, Deputy Head of the Government Committee on Religion; Ms. Pham Thanh Tuyen, Deputy Head of the Southern Affairs Department – Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; Ms. Vo Thi Dung, Former Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee; Ms. Phan Kieu Thanh Huong, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City; Ms. Nguyen Tran Phuong Tran, Chairwoman of the City Women’s Union. HCM.

Government representatives attended

Government representatives attended

Representatives of 4 conference organizers including Most Venerable Thich Giac Phap, Member of the Executive Council, Deputy Head of the Central Ceremonial Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Head of the Clergy and Chief Secretary of the Mendicant Order; Most Venerable Thich Tam Duc, Standing Member of the Executive Council, Standing Deputy Director of the Vietnam Institute of Buddhist Studies; Venerable Thich Nhat Tu, Member of the Executive Council, Standing Deputy Director of the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Le Hoang Dung, Vice Rector of University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City with more than 600 guests, monks, nuns, and Buddhists.

Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan delivered the opening speech

Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan delivered the opening speech

In the opening speech, Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan expressed his gratitude to the presence of the Most Venerable Monk Quyen, Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, along with the dignitaries of the Executive Council, professors, doctors, and scholars who attended the program. The Venerable Master also hoped that the legacy of the patriarch Huynh Lien, who had been recognized by the country, would be a shining example for the mendicant nuns to follow in order to continue to serve the Dharma and the nation in the new era.

Representative of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Le Hoang Dung detailed the contributions of the Nun to the Dharma, the revolution and the struggle for national liberation. He also clarified the leadership role of Nun Huynh Lien in contributing to national construction, participating in the government apparatus, contributing to national unity after liberation. The service spirit of the Nun will always be a shining example for future generations in the development process of the country.

Most Venerable Thich Hue Thong on behalf of the Standing Board of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha gave flowers to congratulate

Most Venerable Thich Hue Thong on behalf of the Standing Board of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha gave flowers to congratulate

From the opening session of the plenary session, the Venerable Most Venerable Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha praised the merits of the Mendicant Order monks and nuns who collaborated with other units to organize a seminar on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Nun Huynh Lien. and commemorate the 35th anniversary of the nun’s death.

The Elder Venerable recalled the spiritual predestined relationships between Senior Nun Huynh Lien and Patriarch Minh Dang Quang, at the same time emphasizing the nun’s special abilities for the masses, through historical periods, in the struggle to liberate the South, as well as after the unification of the country.

He hoped that this conference would contribute to portraying the portrait of the late Nun Huynh Lien, a Buddhist nun who made great contributions to the work of Dharma propagation and education, as well as the spirit of worship. tireless nationalism.

Delegates also listened to the speech of Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha via video. The Most Venerable Chairman also praised this humane work of the Mendicant Order for the merits of the nun Huynh Lien and wished that the values ​​left by the nun in education and the spirit of social service would be appreciated. be inherited and further developed by future generations.

Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Executive Council sent a video praising the merits

Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Executive Council sent a video praising the merits

On this occasion, the entire audience also listened to presentations on the life, career and merits of the late Senior Nun Huynh Lien in the flow of history, dharma and nation by Most Venerable Thich Gia Quang. and Venerable Thich Hue Thong presented.

Most Venerable Thich Hue Thong presented his speech at the opening ceremony

Most Venerable Thich Hue Thong presented his speech at the opening ceremony

Most Venerable Thich Minh Thanh, Standing Member of the Executive Council, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Institute of Buddhist Studies, delivered the keynote speech. Accordingly, the Venerable said that the Conference Organizing Committee had received over 100 articles from scholars, professors, doctors, and researchers.

After the opening plenary session, the workshop was divided into 4 forums with topics. Specifically, topic 1: “The life of the Nun and the career of poetic composition” has 29 articles revolving around the life and literary career of the Nun. The nun’s poetry is not only the poetry of struggle, but also has a larger array of moral poetry and classical poetry.

Theme 2: “Contributions of the Nun to the Nuns of the Sect and the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha” with 15 articles, the content revolves around the meeting with the Patriarch and the Patriarch’s permission to ordained, later enlightening the Church. Lotus, deploying the Buddha’s words, the Patriarch’s will, and operating the wheel of the Dharma, benefiting the path and benefiting the world.

Photo exhibition on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the death and 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Nun Huynh Lien

Photo exhibition on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the death and 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Nun Huynh Lien

The third topic is “Buddhist thought in the poetry of the Nun”, although there are only 7 songs, it shows a picture of Buddhist teachings and ideas such as cause and effect to Precepts – Concentration – Wisdom or other ideas. thought of the Prajnaparamita Sutra, the Vajra Sutra, and the Flower Adornment Sutra that the nuns used poetry and verses to express.

The last topic is “Contributions of the Nun to the Dharma and the nation” consisting of 29 articles with the content revolving around the Nun’s behavior for the sake of religion, for the people, for the country, a loving heart with boundless love. term for human life in the human realm.

View of the hall

View of the hall

All these contents will be presented by speakers such as Most Venerable Thich Minh Thien, Venerable Thich Phuoc Dat, Venerable Thich Chuc Phu, Nun To Lien, Nun Vien Lien, Nun Ngon Lien, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Le Hoa Tranh, Dr. Dao Vinh Hop, Dr. Bui Huu Duoc, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Truong Van Chung, Dr. Hoang Van Le… presented in 5 topics with 10 sessions in the workshop.

The closing session of the seminar will take place at 17 pm on the same day at the main hall of Minh Dang Quang court, 505 Hanoi highway, An Phu ward, Thu Duc city.

The conference was jointly organized by the Vietnam Institute of Buddhist Studies, the Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Ho Chi Minh City, the University of Social Sciences and Humanities under the Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, and the Mendicant Order.

The closing session will take place at 5pm on the same day

The closing session will take place at 5pm on the same day

Chief nun Huynh Lien took the place of Nguyen Thi Tru, born on March 19, 1923 in Phu My village, My Tho province, now Tien Giang. At the age of 25, the nun met Master Minh Dang Quang and asked to be ordained as a disciple. As the eldest nun, inheriting the career path of the Patriarch “Inheriting Shakyamuni Dharma”, the Nun has made a great contribution in propagating the Dharma to save lives and fight for national liberation.

When her vows to save students were fulfilled, Ta-ba was satisfied, the nun released the newspaper for peace and posted the Buddha Kingdom at 16:20, on March 19, Dinh Mao year (April 16, 1987), in reverence. boundless regret of the disciples of the bhikshuni disciples.

Some pictures at the conference recorded by the reporter of Enlightenment:

Paying respects to the virtuous and virtuous proves

Paying respects to the virtuous and virtuous proves

Elder Most Venerable Quyen Dharma Master hopes that this workshop will contribute to clearly portraying the portrait of Nun Huynh Lien towards the Dharma and the nation.

Elder Most Venerable Quyen Dharma Master hopes that this workshop will contribute to clearly portraying the portrait of Nun Huynh Lien towards the Dharma and the nation.

Venerable Thich Giac Hoang coordinated the program

Most Venerable Thich Giac Hoang coordinates the program

Mr. Le Hoang Dung delivered a welcome speech

Mr. Le Hoang Dung delivered a welcome speech

The congratulatory flower basket of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs

The congratulatory flower basket of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs

Monks and nuns of the Mendicant Order at the conference

Monks and nuns of the Mendicant Order at the conference

Guest speakers

Guest speakers

The Bhikshu Sect sect of nuns

The Bhikshu Sect sect of nuns

Panoramic view of the hall

Panoramic view of the hall

The workshop has 5 topics with 10 sessions

The workshop has 5 topics with 10 sessions

Welcoming guests to attend

Welcoming guests to attend

The late Senior Nun Huynh Lien and immortal poems

The late Senior Nun Huynh Lien and immortal poems

The Organizing Committee guides invited delegates to participate in the sessions

The Organizing Committee guides invited delegates to participate in the sessions

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