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The opening ceremony of the National Science Conference: “Nu Huynh Lien: Contributions to the Dharma – Ethnicity and Inherited Values” by the Institute of Vietnamese Studies, Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Ho Chi Minh City, the University Humanities and Social Sciences and the Mendicant School co-organized.

On the morning of April 17, 2022 (on March 17, the year of the Tiger), in order to portray the portrait of Nun Huynh Lien – the eminent Nun of the Vietnamese Mendicant Order, at the lecture hall of Minh Dang Dharma Institute. Quang, No. 505 Hanoi Highway, City. In Thu Duc, the opening ceremony of the National Scientific Conference: “Bun Huynh Lien: Contributions to the Dharma – Ethnicity and Inherited Values” was held by the Institute of Vietnamese Studies, the Vietnamese Buddhist Academy in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City, University of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Mendicant Order co-organized.

Quang Lam demonstrated the noble presence of the Venerables, the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha Elder Venerable Thich Tri Quang – Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Director of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City, the Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha; Elder Most Venerable Thich Giac Tuong – Standing Member of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha Council, Bishop Proving Denomination; Most Venerable Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan, Vice Chairman of the Student Council, Director of the Institute for Vietnamese Studies, Permanent Priest of the HPKS; HT.TS. Thich Hue Thong – Deputy Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, cum Chief of Office 2 of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Binh Duong province; HT. Thich Minh Thien – Senior Vice President of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Head of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Long An Province; TT.TS. Thich Minh Nhan – Member of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Center, Vice Chairman and Chief Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Judiciary Committee, Deputy Head of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha for Communication and Information.

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On the side of the guests, there was the presence of Ms. Tran Thi Minh Nga – Deputy Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs; Ms. MS. Pham Thanh Tuyen – Deputy Head of the Southern Affairs Department, Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; Ms. Phan Kieu Thanh Huong – Vice Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City; Ms. Nguyen Tran Phuong Tran – Member of the 15th National Assembly; Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Women’s Union; Ms. Vo Thi Dung – Former Member of the XIII National Assembly of Ho Chi Minh City, former Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee, former President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Dr. Bui Huu Duoc – Senior Lecturer at the National Academy of Politics in Ho Chi Minh City, former Director of the Buddhist Department of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs; Mr. MSc. Pham Van Tuan – Head of Operations Division 2 – Can Tho Religious Affairs Department; Mr. Vo Quang Vinh – Department of Internal Security, Quang Nam Provincial Police and a large number of monks and nuns, distinguished guests, good men and women, Buddhists from near and far came to attend.

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The presence of professors of University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City Dr. Le Hoang Dung – Vice Rector of University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU-HCM; Dr. Phan Anh Tu – Vice Dean of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, Director of the Center for Theoretical and Applied Cultural Studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities; HCM city national university; Dr. Dr. Duong Hoang Loc – Head of the Department of Anthropology of Religion; Director of the Center for Research on Religion and Ethics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities.

On the side of the Vietnam Institute of Buddhist Studies, there was the arrival of TT.Dr. Thich Tam Duc – Member of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Standing Deputy Director of the VNCPHVN in Ho Chi Minh City; TT.TS. Thich Minh Thanh – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Director of the VNCPHVN.

On the side of the Honorable Men, the Academy’s leaders, there was the arrival of TT.Dr. Thich Nhat Tu – UBCV, UBCV Standing Deputy Director in HCMC; TT.TS. Thich Vien Tri – Vice President of the Vietnam Youth Federation in Ho Chi Minh City; TT.TS. Thich Quang Thanh – Deputy VP 2 TU, Deputy Director – General Secretary of the Vietnam National Assembly in Ho Chi Minh City; TT.TS. Thich Phuoc Dat – Senior Fellow, Vice President of the Vietnam National University of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City; NS.TS. Thich Nhu Nguyet – Vice President of the Vietnam Youth Federation in Ho Chi Minh City.

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On the side of the Mendicant Sect, there was the arrival of the Most Venerable Monks, Nuns, and Religious Leaders of the HT Sect. Giac Phap – UBCV, Deputy Head of Ceremonies Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Head of the Hierarchy Committee, cum Chief Secretary; HT. Giac Nhan – UBCV, Deputy Head of the Buddhist Guidance Department of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Priest cum Deputy Secretary of the Denomination; NT. Tan Lien – Deputy Head of the Central Nuns Sub-Committee, Current Head of the Mendicant Order of the Mendicant Order; NT. Chieu Lien – Standing Deputy Head of the Standing Committee of the Priestly Order of Nuns and Nuns, Proving the PBNG of Dong Nai Province; NT. To Lien – UBCV, GHPGVN, Standing Priest of the Nghia Tu Vihara, Advisor to the Management Board of Ngoc Phuong Vihara; NT. Vien Lien – Deputy Head of the Standing Committee of the Nghia Hung Priesthood, Abbot of Ngoc Phuong Monastery, Ho Chi Minh City.

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The intellectuals contemporaneous with Nun Huynh Lien Mr. Huynh Tan Man – Former Chairman of the Saigon Student Council before 1975; Ms. Nguyen Thi Yen – Former Secretary General of the Provisional Executive Committee of the Southern Student Association of South Vietnam; Mr. Tran Van Long – Former Secretary General of the Committee for Advocacy to improve the prison system in South Vietnam; Ms. Cao Thi Que Huong – Officer of the SVHS and Women’s Rights Movement, former Standing Member of the Saigon – Gia Dinh Youth Union; Mr. Vo Que – Head of Press Department of Hue Student Union, Former Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Union of Literature and Arts.

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The participation of professors and scholars Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Cong Ly, Buddhist Researcher, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City; Assoc. Dr. Truong Van Chung, former Director of the Center for Religious Studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City; Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Le Hoa Tranh, Director of the Center for Career Counseling and Human Resource Development, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.

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Starting the ceremony, HT. Giac Toan, President of VNCPHVN, Co-Head of the Organizing Committee, delivered the opening speech of the Conference. The Venerable Master paid respects to the Most Venerable Master Quyen, the Most Venerable Chairman of the Vietnamese Youth Union, grateful to the authorities for creating favorable conditions for the Conference to take place, and sent warm greetings to the Professors, intellectual scholar.

HT.  Giac Toan, President of VNCPHVN, Co-Head of the Organizing Committee, delivered the opening speech of the Conference

HT. Giac Toan, President of VNCPHVN, Co-Head of the Organizing Committee, delivered the opening speech of the Conference

Next, Dr. Le Hoang Dung – Vice Rector of University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City delivered a welcome speech for the Conference.

Dr.  Le Hoang Dung speech to welcome the Conference

Dr. Le Hoang Dung speech to welcome the Conference

Finally, there is the testimony and the word of the Elder Venerable Thich Tri Quang – Acting Dharma Master of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Director of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City, the Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang bestows the word of faith

The Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang bestows the word of faith

The program was followed by naming and giving flower baskets of religious leaders of the Church, congratulating the Conference and the video screening of the congratulatory video of Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Council of Scholars to the Conference: The generations of today and tomorrow – especially the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, including the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, are the inheritors of the inheritance and the cause of Buddhist reunification, that is the spirit of worshiping the Tao, patriotism, service to the nation, and the spirit of patriotism. good and beautiful religion that Nun Truong Huynh Lien has worked so hard to build. All of us, including the PGKSVN, have a responsibility to maintain and develop the PGVN’s career continuously. We must always unite in harmony, agree in the same house as the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha and accompany the nation, in order to develop the Dharma and the nation in today’s new era… so as not to disappoint the wishes of the late Venerable Huynh. Lien.”

Video premiere of the congratulatory video of Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon - Chairman of the Council of Scholars to the Conference

Video premiere of the congratulatory video of Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Council of Scholars to the Conference

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Next, TT.TS. Thich Minh Nhan conveyed the congratulation of Most Venerable Thich Gia Quang – Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha’s Council to the Conference and read the speech on behalf of the Venerable.

TT.TS.  Thich Minh Nhan conveyed the greetings of Most Venerable Thich Gia Quang and read the speech on behalf of the Venerable

TT.TS. Thich Minh Nhan conveyed the greetings of Most Venerable Thich Gia Quang and read the speech on behalf of the Venerable

Most Venerable Dr. Thich Hue Thong – Deputy Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, cum Chief of the Office of the 2nd Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Binh Duong province spoke about the significance of the Conference.

Most Venerable Dr. Thich Hue Thong spoke about the meaning of the Conference

Most Venerable Dr. Thich Hue Thong spoke about the meaning of the Conference

Closing the opening session was the introductory speech by TT.Dr. Thich Minh Thanh – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Director of the VNCPHVN.

It is known that at 10:15, there will be 5 conference rooms with 5 main topics divided into 10 sessions and nearly 75 presentations.

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