Accordingly, the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Quang Ninh province in collaboration with the People’s Committee of Mao Khe ward held a ceremony to cast bronze and cast idols for worship at Non Dong pagoda (Tuong Quang Tu, Dong Trieu town, Quang Ninh province) on the morning of 7-7. .
Attending the ceremony were the Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Quang Ninh province, along with the venerable virtues on the Standing Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of the province, Dong Trieu town and the abbots of the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam. neighboring temple.
Representatives of the agencies were Mr. Nguyen Van Ky, member of the Standing Committee, Head of the Town Committee’s Mass Mobilization Committee, Chairman of the Fatherland Front Committee of Dong Trieu town; representatives of agencies, departments and branches of Dong Trieu town, Mao Khe ward.
The Organizing Committee proceeded to cast bronze and cast 8 statues including: Statue of Amitabha Buddha, Bodhisattva Quan Am, Bodhisattva The Chi, Buddha Shakyamuni, Bodhisattva Manjushri, Bodhisattva Universal Hien, Jade Emperor statue. and God Like. After today, we will continue to pour bronze to cast the Cuu Long statue at the base of the statue casting unit. The total value of casting 9 statues is more than 1 billion VND, from socialization capital.
Non Dong Pagoda (Tuong Quang Tu) was built in the year of Trung Hung 1285 of the Tran Dynasty, marking a flourishing period of Vietnamese Buddhism. This place is associated with the life and career of Saint Ancestor Non Dong Quoc, Tue Nhan Tu Giac, during the Tran Dynasty. Over time, the old temple has disappeared, but there are still precious ancient relics, such as stone steles engraved with Han Nom characters, which are historical evidence for the existence of the temple.
Over the past 5 years, Mao Khe Ward People’s Committee has coordinated with the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Quang Ninh province to gradually restore and embellish the construction items approved by the State, such as the main hall, guest house, garden system. , trees… with a total value of more than 30 billion VND.
In which, the main hall of worshiping Buddha has been put into use, but the system of worshiping statues, diaphragms, couplets, hammock doors… has not been completed yet.