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On the morning of April 16, the Go Vap District Executive Board held a meeting to deploy the upcoming important Buddhist events of the district’s Buddhism at Huynh Kim Pagoda – District Administration Office.

Most Venerable Thich Giac Tri delivered the opening speech

In the opening speech, Venerable Thich Giac Tri, Head of the Go Vap District Administration Committee said that the meeting will implement plans to prepare for the celebration of Buddha’s birthday and the 2566 Buddha’s New Year’s Retreat in the district. This is an important Buddhist event that needs to be carefully prepared and created an atmosphere for Buddhists to also have activities to celebrate Buddha’s birthday. Therefore, the Venerable Master hopes to receive contributions from the venerable ones in the meeting.

Venerable Thich Quang Nghia, Chief Secretary of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Go Vap District deploys the meeting program

Venerable Thich Quang Nghia, Chief Secretary of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Go Vap District deploys the meeting program

The district Buddhist monks at the meeting also agreed on a plan to hold the Buddha’s birthday celebration at Huynh Kim temple, on April 14, the year of the Tiger. On this occasion, the district’s Buddhist monks and nuns will also have a memorial ceremony at the Go Vap District Martyrs’ Monument.

During Vesak Week and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Ho Chi Minh City, towards the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Delegate Congress for the term 2022-2027, the District Buddhist Executive Board will provide visiting lectures. Monk Ban Hoang Phap lectured at the main platform.

Most Venerable Thich Nhat Lang, Proving the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Go Vap district, called on monks and nuns from monasteries to organize activities to spread the atmosphere to Buddhists to celebrate Buddha's birthday.

Most Venerable Thich Nhat Lang, Proving the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Go Vap district, called on monks and nuns from monasteries to organize activities to spread the atmosphere to Buddhists to celebrate Buddha’s birthday.

The Executive Board also requested monasteries to decorate the Lumbini garden, the Buddha’s birthday ceremony, to hang banners, panels, and lanterns to create a welcoming atmosphere and thereby encourage Buddhists to decorate the altars. celebrate Buddha’s birthday at home.

On this occasion, the Board of Directors also mobilized the monasteries to donate 10 houses of love to disadvantaged people in the area, each house is worth 40 million VND.

Venerable Thich Quang Lac implements the plan of Buddha's Retreat and Buddhist Calendar 2566 of Go Vap District

Venerable Thich Quang Lac implements the plan of Buddha’s Retreat and Buddhist Calendar 2566 of Go Vap District

Regarding the Kiet Ha Retreat, this year, the ceremony of settling the Dharma for the monks will take place on April 13 – Nham Dan at Huynh Kim temple, and the nuns will take place at Pho Minh pagoda (ward 16). Theravada Buddhism and the Mendicant Sect will organize traditional seclusion activities.

Mr. Tran Thanh Hung, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Go Vap district, at the meeting, also expressed agreement that the important Buddhist programs that the Buddhists have implemented will support as much as possible. He also noted that when organizing the Buddha’s Birthday and Retreat, the venerable ones must also pay attention to epidemic prevention to ensure everyone’s health and safety.

Mr. Tran Thanh Hung spoke at the meeting

Mr. Tran Thanh Hung spoke at the meeting

Proving the meeting, Most Venerable Thich Thien Tam, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, Deputy Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City, proved that the Go Vap District Executive Board praised the spirit of preparation for the Great Plan. Buddha’s Birthday celebration of the district’s Buddhism, and there is a practical welcome activity that is to donate houses of love to disadvantaged people in the area.

Most Venerable Thich Thien Tam demonstrated the ceremony

Most Venerable Thich Thien Tam demonstrated the ceremony

As for the plan to organize the Summer Retreat, the Venerable expressed his joy when during the retreat season, the district Buddhism organizes once every 2 weeks for the monks and nuns to settle down in the place of residence to concentrate on listening to the venerable virtues. Sharing practice experiences is very necessary and meaningful. In order for the monks and nuns to follow the example of the venerable ones, to improve themselves, to have the support of the Sangha on the path of learning and cultivation.

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