Retreat for Students

The Cultivating Day for Students

Update: 17/03/2014
In the morning of March 16th, 2014 (Lunar February 16th Horse Year), more than 1600 students from Ho Chi Minh’s universities and other provinces’ attended the Cultivating Day for Students toward Buddhist Drama hold by Hoang Phap pagoda.
 

The Cultivating Day for Students

 
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From now on, the board is going to renovate the contents and\r\nforms to make itself appropriate for students’ need of practice.

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After breakfast, all centered in the main lecture hall and C\r\nlecture room. At 8a.m., Most Ven. Thich Thai Hoa who is an experienced lecturer\r\nin practicing and lecturing had a Dharma talk on the topic “Youth and\r\nSuccessful Path”. He communicated not only his useful methods for students to\r\ngain success in their jobs but also his valuable experience in life. The\r\nlecture was started with an interesting question “Have you ever cried?” and\r\nthen he proved that if all of us can control the feelings, we could get\r\nsuccess. Besides, he said the youth’s success was a freedom, felt comfortable\r\nin these manners: going, standing, lying and sitting. A successful person is\r\nthe one who has awareness of these manners.

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The youth always need to study and expand the knowledge, so\r\nto get achievements they have to listen thoroughly and show their grateful\r\nthanks to teachers, trainers which was a real success key. The last and most\r\nimportant thing is practicing affection because everyone would have the\r\ngreatest success in life, which means the happiness.

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At the end of the Dharma talk and discussion about the\r\ntopic, the students took a break before reciting the sutra of The True\r\nHappiness. It explained what a real happiness in people’s life was. The sutra\r\nis very helpful for current young people who try to find out a way to\r\nhappiness. After finishing the preaching sutra, they enjoyed lunchtime in a\r\nright mindfulness and took a rest to prepare for activities started at 1p.m.

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At 1:30 p.m., the Sen. Venerable Abbot, the chief organizer\r\nof this course came to the main lecture hall to directly instruct the students\r\nhow to do meditation. By his sincere instruction experienced for many years, he\r\nmade a great impression to the youth. All of them had a valuable moment as\r\nmeditating with him and the monks.

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The meditation seating was continued by a presentation of a\r\nguess speaker Quach Tuan Khanh on the most concerning topic of how to choose a\r\nsuitable job for his or her own ability. In two-hour presentation, he informed\r\nmany experiences to find out and take advantage of their strong points as well\r\nas raise the awareness of each person’s value. As a result, students could have\r\na clear direction to future jobs.

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At the end of the cultivating day, the student received a\r\npresent from the board including one DVD of “The 6th Dieu Am Hoang Phap” and\r\none VCD of “The Feeling in Early Year”

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Below are recorded pictures

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
Translated by Thai Thi Minh Thu
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