The 2566th Buddha's birthday celebrated
Update5/16/2022 10:22:49 AM
On May 15th, the 2566th Buddha's birthday was celebrated at Tu Dam pagoda (Hue city) by the Executive Board of provincial Buddhist Sangha. The Member of Central Executive Committee, the Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the People's Council, Chief of the national Assembly delegation of Thua Thien Hue province Le Truong Luu; the standing member of the provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh, the representatives of the People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front, departments, agencies, monks, nuns and Buddhist followers attended the ceremony.

At the event, Most Venerable Thich Khe Chon, the Deputy Head of the Executive Board of provincial Buddhist Sangha read the message from the Patriarch of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha. The Most Venerable stated that “after lockdowns due to Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years, this year Buddha's birthday is held in a joyful atmosphere. At this moment, Buddhist followers need to resolutely uphold the tradition of protecting people and accompanying the country. Every monk and nun should take full responsibility and well perform their obligations in a  "disciplined - responsible - united - developed" manner; make unceasing effort to contribute to the growth of Buddhism and Buddhist Sangha; play an important role in national unity bloc as well as take a positive role in building and protecting country”.

Then, an offering ceremony was solemnly organized on the presence of monks, nuns and Buddhist followers. This year, the Buddha's birthday week take place at Nghinh Luong Dinh, Lieu Quan, Dieu De pagoda, Tu Dam pagoda, ect. Main programs organized were 7 giant lotus lanterns on the Huong river, Buddhist culture exhibition, vegetarian gastronomy, flower car parade in Hue city and adjacent areas, Moc duc ceremony, Buddha procession and the Buddha's birthday officially held on the 15th day of the fourth lunar month at Tu Dam pagoda, etc.

Leaders of Thua Thien Hue province attended The 2565th Buddha's birthday

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