On the evening of June 8, 2022, at Tam The Palace, Bai Dinh pagoda, a ceremony was held to pray for world peace, peaceful living beings, eradication of disease, and enlightenment of the Buddha Dharma. In particular, the ceremony is also to pray for the 7th Ninh Binh Provincial Buddhist Congress to go well.
The ceremony was chaired by Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha. There were also the presence of two Venerables Standing Vice Presidents of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha: Most Venerable Thich Thien Phap, Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu.
Venerable Venerables Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha: Most Venerable Thach Sok Xane, Most Venerable Dao Nhu, Most Venerable Thich Bao Nghiem, Most Venerable Thich Quang Tung, Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet; Most Venerable Thich Duc Thien – Vice President, General Secretary of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; Most Venerable Yoshimizu Daichi, former President of the Pure Land Buddhism Association of Japan, Proof of the Vietnamese Buddhist Association in Japan; along with the Venerables of the Brotherhood, Central Committees and Institutes, and the Venerables of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Ninh Binh province.
In addition, the ceremony also had the presence of Mr. Vu Chien Thang – Deputy Minister of Home Affairs; Ms. Tra Thi Minh Nga, Deputy Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs; Mr. Pham Quang Ngoc – Chairman of Ninh Binh Provincial People’s Committee.
Tomorrow morning, the 7th Buddhist Congress of Ninh Binh Province (2022-2027) will officially take place at the Guest Hall of Bai Dinh Pagoda. The congress is expected to welcome 400 delegates.
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