The second summer retreat in 2022, organized by the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Cu Chi district at Thien Phuoc pagoda (Trung Lap Thuong commune, Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City) has just been opened, on the evening of July 27.
The opening ceremony was attended by Most Venerable Thich Hue Nghi, Most Venerable Thich Quang Tanh, Co-Provincial Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Board of Cu Chi District, the Standing Honored Venerables of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of Cu Chi District, and specialized committees. Buddhist district, together with representatives of all levels of district government.
With the theme “Incubating wisdom”, the retreat was held at Thien Phuoc Pagoda from July 27 to 31, 2022, for 300 young people from 10 to 20 years old.
Venerable Thich Thien Tam, Standing Deputy of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Cu Chi District, abbot of Thien Phuoc Pagoda, said that the 5-day retreat with many contents about love and respect for parents and elders, helping people people around, treat people with kindness, solidarity and humility.
The retreat is an opportunity for young people to cultivate the basic knowledge of the art of living, a tool to help them enter life confidently, empathize and share with people around, diligently do everything. do good, do not do evil. In addition, with folk games, students can have fun and learn many useful things to prepare for life.