On the afternoon of July 26, 2022 (on June 28, Lunar New Year), the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Long An province in collaboration with the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Long An province solemnly held the Memorial Ceremony of Heroes and Martyrs. on the 75th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day at the Martyrs Cemetery of Long An Province.
In order to pay tribute, respect and express deep gratitude to the great merits and noble sacrifices of the heroes and martyrs for the revolutionary cause, regaining independence for the nation, and at the same time developing promote and educate the traditional “Drink water, remember the source”, pray for the heroic spirit and martyrs to be saved. On the afternoon of July 26, 2022 (on June 28, Lunar New Year), the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Long An province in collaboration with the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Long An province solemnly held the Memorial Ceremony of Heroes and Martyrs. on the 75th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day at the Martyrs Cemetery of Long An Province.
Quang Lam to prove and attend the ceremony were: Most Venerable Thich Minh Thien – Senior Vice President of the Central Committee for Public Instruction, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Long An province; Venerable Thich Quang Tam – Senior Vice President, Standing Deputy Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Long An province; Venerables the Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Long An Province: Venerable Thich Minh Tho, Venerable Thich Le Tri, Venerable Thich Duc Hoang, Venerable Thich Le Duyen, Venerable Thich Le Ngon, Nun Thich Nu Nhu Tam; Venerables Standing Buddha of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Long An province and districts, towns and cities; Venerables and Buddhists from typical monasteries.
On the side of government leaders, there were: Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hai – Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the National Assembly Delegation of Long An province; Mr. Nguyen Van Ut – Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Long An Province; Mr. Mai Van Many – Member of Standing Committee of Provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of People’s Council of Long An province; Mr. Pham Tan Hoa, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee; together with representatives of all levels, sectors and mass organizations of Long An province and districts, towns and cities.
Before the Memorial Ceremony took place, the Buddhist monks of Long An province, with the guidance of Most Venerable Thich Minh Thien, performed the Amitabha Sutra Recitation and the Mong Son Thi Thu Ceremony, dedicating the time to the monks. Heroic Martyrs sacrificed themselves for the independence of Vietnam
After the traditional Buddhist ceremony, the Venerables, all levels of government unanimously salute the National Flag, the Buddhist Dao Flag and observe a moment of silence in memory of the heroes and martyrs who fought and sacrificed for the cause. national liberation, for socialism, for the happiness of the people.
On behalf of the Venerable Master of BTS, the Venerable Monks and Nuns of Long An Province, Most Venerable Thich Minh Thien, offered memorials at the ceremony. With the passionate patriotic tradition of the nation, the heroes and martyrs sacrificed their lives to bring peace to the country, the Venerable Master spoke of the noble sacrifices of the heroes and martyrs who have devoted their whole age youth, sacrificed himself for the Fatherland, bravely fought, heroically sacrificed, decided to die for the country’s longevity; blood and dedication of wounded and sick soldiers to make the country bloom. The Venerable Master repeated the teachings and praises of Uncle Ho, the Venerable Master especially paid tribute to the Vietnamese heroes and soldiers who did not spare their lives, the mothers and sisters who had suffered the extreme tortures of the enemy. These losses were all for the sake of national liberation. The Venerable Master emphasized that, although the war has passed, but the losses and pain are still there, the Vietnamese people will always remember and be proud of their father’s unyielding will and will always pray to the heroes. Heroes and martyrs will soon be born in the Pure Land, the wounded and sick soldiers and their families will continue the nation’s patriotic tradition and join hands to build the country.
Representative of the government, Mr. Pham Tan Hoa, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee received the words of the Venerable Master. Like Minh Thien. He sent his greetings for health and peace to the congregation present at the ceremony. He stated that in the past years, the province has had works to build memorial houses, martyrs cemetery, house to worship Vietnamese Heroic Mother, house of gratitude, etc. to express gratitude and morality “Drink water,” he said. remember the source” but he emphasized that these deeds are too modest given the great sacrifices of the heroes and martyrs, those who have made great contributions to the country, who proudly “swore to die for the Fatherland’s life. “. He was reverent, bent down to hope that the souls of heroes and martyrs would soon be born in the Land of Ultimate Bliss. He expressed his gratitude to Most Venerable Thich Minh Thien and the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of Long An province, the venerable monks, nuns and Buddhists who gathered to organize this ceremony and the contributions of the provincial Buddhist Church in recent times. via. At the end, he extended his gratitude to the leaders, delegates, and honorable monks with good health, he also sent his words to the families of war invalids – sick soldiers, families with meritorious services to the revolution. good health and peace in life.
The ceremony ended in a dignified atmosphere, filled with gratitude after the Venerables and government leaders offered incense to commemorate.
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