Posted on: May 10, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


On the morning of May 8, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in An Giang province held a ceremony to inaugurate Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery (located in Dong Son hamlet, Nui Sap town, Thoai Son district).

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Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of An Giang Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh presents a flower basket to congratulate the inauguration of Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery

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Delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate Truc Lam Zen Monastery in An Giang

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A corner of Truc Lam Zen Monastery in An Giang

General Pham Van Tra, former Politburo member, former Defense Minister; Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of An Giang Provincial People’s Council Le Van Nung; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of An Giang Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh; leaders of provincial departments, branches and representatives of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, representatives of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and a large number of Buddhists inside and outside the province attended.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the An Giang Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh emphasized that the construction of Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery is a concrete manifestation of the correct line of the Party and the government. Our country is respecting freedom of religion, consistently implementing the policy of great national unity, realizing equal rights between religious and non-religious people, all for the goal of “Growing rich, a strong country, a just, democratic and civilized society”; affirming that the state’s policy always cares and takes care of the spiritual life of the people.

The completion of Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery will contribute to the development of green, clean and beautiful architectural space in accordance with the planning and development orientation of the province, while meeting the needs of cultural, spiritual and religious activities of the people. people, while creating more landscape for community eco-tourism, contributing to preserving and promoting the traditional values ​​of Buddhist culture, connecting historical relics and traditional culture of the locality…

Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of An Giang Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh wishes that, in the coming time, Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery will continue to guide monks, nuns and Buddhists to practice for the benefit of the country and the people; conduct religious activities in accordance with the Charter of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and state laws; encourage monks and Buddhists to actively participate in patriotic emulation movements, socio-economic development programs, social welfare and security in the province.

Truc Lam An Giang Zen Monastery is located in Dong Son 1 hamlet, Nui Sap town, Thoai Son district, built on an area of ​​nearly 15 hectares, with 18 main items, such as: main hall, ancestral house, lecture hall. road, bell tower, empty floor, three-way gate, road gate, kitchen, staff, seven abbots, nuns’ guest house, abbot’s guest house, cool house, garden fence, public toilet area…. The total cost of completion according to the as-built report is more than 200 billion VND, from social mobilization sources.

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