Posted on: July 30, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


A ceremony to pray for children who unfortunately passed away due to dangerous diseases was held at Giac Ngo Pagoda (District 10, Ho Chi Minh City) on the evening of July 29.

Before starting the ceremony, Venerable Thich Nhat Tu, abbot of Giac Ngot Pagoda had a few words to share about the meaning of the ceremony and some Buddhist concepts about doing good deeds to dedicate to the people. passed away.

Prayer course with the participation of the Sangha of Enlightenment Pagoda, Long Hung Pagoda

Prayer course with the participation of the Sangha of Enlightenment Pagoda, Long Hung Pagoda

“Through this ceremony, the survivors express their memory and mourning, but do not feel sorrow, sorrow, or pain, and together send peaceful energies to those who have passed.” Thich Nhat Tu shared.

The program was held with a time of chanting, reciting Buddha and lighting candles in memory, sending peaceful energy to the children. Representatives of the Program Organizing Committee and the parents of the deceased children also had a few words of gratitude, remembering the children, as well as mobilizing everyone to participate in a series of meaningful activities for children. .

Many parents and Buddhists are touched when participating in the praying ceremony

Many parents and Buddhists are touched when participating in the praying ceremony

The intercession ceremony “Forever miss your child” is an event for 15,000 children aged 0-14 who die from cancer each year, the second leading cause of death after trauma; along with 38 children who died while participating in the program Mr.Sun – “Sun of Hope”. These are also vulnerable children in Vietnam, besides children who are abused, abandoned, orphaned, sick… that the “Vietnam wishes” program is targeting.

This special praying ceremony is an event in the chain of activities of the program on the occasion of the Vu Lan – Paying Holiday season, in order to spread the messages, awareness and responsibility to protect children.

Candlelight memorial ceremony

Candlelight memorial ceremony

The program “Vietnam wishes” is co-organized byjoin the Enlightenment, Vinh Nghiem pagoda… will be held from July 22 to August 21, 2022 with activities such as: painting exhibition; selling art paintings to raise funds for charity, praying for children’s prayers, talkshow sharing children’s dreams, stories, thoughts and feelings…

Minh Luong – Photo: Thanh Phong

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