Releasing creatures and offering for summer retreat in Western Province

Update: 30/07/2017
In the original sutra, Buddha bought fishes from fishermans for releasing. Learning and obeying His teachings, on July 8th, 2017 (lunar with an intercalary of June of Rooster Year) the monks of Hoang Phap Pagoda accompanying with 240 Buddhists including of the Dharma guardians and the pagoda’ good doers organized creature release in western provinces.

Releasing creatures and offering for summer retreat in Western Province


Releasing of alive beings will bring much of blessing such as increasing longevity, descreasing illness, gaining three offerings like money, alms, and fearlessness.   Therefore, this is Buddhists’ practical action. Beings’ life is sacred and unique; one’s compassion could not ignore the killing’s sufferings. In the birth and death’s circle, all beings have been relatively parents, siblings, relatives together; Because of unawareness, ones had killed creatures, made many evil actions, and then were born as an animals. The group bought 7,7 tons of carp and catfish to release in the nature with total money of 138,700,000 million VND. All mass highly recited the Buddha ‘s name and felt happy to watch their swimming in fresh water.

 Next, the group arrived Truc Lam Phuong Nam Monastery at My Nhon Ham Let, Nhon Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District to offer Sanghas who were cultivating on three-month summer’s   retreat. After the Buddhists’ offering words, Senior Ven. Binh Tam – Abbot of Truc Lam Phuong Nam Monastery praised the Buddhists’ Dharma supporting because of following reason:

 Durable Buddha-dharma was Buddhist-truth proclaimed widely by the Sangha.

 Flourishing monastery was non-profit initiated by kind-hearted people.

 Finally, the Junior Ven. reminded all Buddhists who should keep stable on the Triratna by their right [View], right thought, right action that they wouldn’t have been mistakes on their cultivation ways. Practicing the five dharmas of belief, listening, precepts, offerings, wisdom which build the cultivated moral foundation, lead to the wisdom’s development careers as well as, keep on Buddha dharma propagation.

  Following are some recorded photographs:


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