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The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.

Update: 23/03/2019
According to the invitation of the families of Mr. Le Van Du in Cu Chi, Huynh Van Lep 's family at Ba Bau intersection, Mr. Vo Thanh Can's family at Lai Thieu, and glad acceptance of Senior Abbot Venerable of Hoang Phap Pagoda, on the days of Mar. 15,16,19th, 2019 (lunar Feb. 10, 11, 14th, the year of pig), monks and Buddhists of Hoang Phap Pagoda went to three families to make the rite of providing a meal and alms for monks then pray for the rebirth to the souls as Mr. Le Van Du, Mr. Huynh Van Lep and Mr. Vo Thanh Can.
 

The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.

 

To commemorate and repay in deep gratitude to the parents, on the day of last offering his father is with a respectful heart, as the Maudgalyayana’s pious sample, all three family members returned to Three Jewels, to  make the rite of alms giving, reading mantras and sutras, offering to the 10 Buddha’ directions and monks, nuns at the present. It  is the magnificent lotus flowers rising in this sacred memorial day. Respectfully pray for sentient beings in 10 directions was been body and mind purity, showing bodhicitta, progressing cultivation, supporting popularly beings, attaining deliverance. The ceremony purely, solemnly took place fullness in everyone's joy.

The monks have given gifts and books: "a brief introduction about Hoang Phap Pagoda", "Seven fortunes a holy person", "Still the Happiness" wrote by Senior Venerable Thich Chan Tinh, the Buddha necklace, string beads and taking Souvenir photo with families.

 On March 17th, 2019 (lunar Feb. 12th, the year of Pig) Sangha and Buddhists of Hoang Phap Pagoda went to Hoc Mon market to buy 1,200 kg of catfish worth 27,300,000 VND, transported to Binh My ferry in Cu Chi. The whole group transferred a refuge, recited Buddha's name, preached dharma then returned them to nature.

 

  On the way back, the group met a man who went fishing. Junior Venerable Thich Tam Hue advised him to quit this action and support him 100,000 VND. Next, the Junior Ven. also explained to a man who sells bird hunting tools, then bought all 30 slingshot worth VND 1,900,000. After being lectured by the monk on cause and effect, this man was very happy and promised to switch to hair cutting. The group gave him three books: "A brief introduction about Hoang Phap Pagoda","Results of killing creatures", "Bad effects of Reincarnation" wrote by Senior Abbot Venerable of Hoang Phap pagoda, Buddha necklaces and string of beads.

We sincerely thank you to the monks of Hoang Phap Pagoda, donators, Chanh Hien Tue, Van Hanh, Vien Man, Le Van Du's family, the Buddhists at home and abroad who joined hands for the trip of the delegation to be perfect success. 

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The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.
The rite of offering a meal and alms for monks and releasing creatures.

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