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The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda

Update: 01/12/2020
On Nov. 29th, 2020 Junior Ven. Thich Tam Hue, monks, Buddhists of Hoang Phap Pagoda and An Phap Pagoda had a rite carving the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara at My Hao Sculpture Company, Binh Duong.
 

The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda

 

After the rite of lighting incense to the Buddha, Junior Thich Tam Hue made a pure rite around; the mass chanted mantra and recited the Buddha name which prayed for the statue to be completed soon.

It is known the statue will be carved about 5,8 high meters, 14 tons, the material of marble is sculpted by National Artist Nguyen Van Thin. The estimated time of completion will be on Jan. 30st, 2021 with a total budget of 360 million VND. This statue offered by some Buddhists to An Son Pagoda is charged by Junior Thich Tam Khuyen.

During the ceremony, Junior Ven. Thich Tam Hue donated the amount of 200,000,000 VND in the total cost and lacks 160,000,000 VND. We hope all Buddhists, Donors at home and abroad to make offerings.

At the finishing of the rite, Junior Ven. Thich Tam Khuyen expressed his gratitude to the monks and Buddhists for chanting, reciting Buddha's name, praying for the statue to be completed soon.

This chance, the monks gave some dharma gifts to Buddhists and local residents, including some books: “60-year essential memories of Senior Ven. Thich Chan Tinh”, “A brief Introduction of Hoang Phap monastery”, “Lessons Learned When Visiting Buddhist Temples”, “Lessons for the Youth"….

Before that, the delegation went to Hoa Lan Bao An Co., Ltd. (Tan Binh District, HCMC) to buy Ho Diep orchids on Nov. 28th, 2020 (lunar Oct. 14th in Year of Mouse) which will have offered the Founder's death anniversary of Hoang Phap Pagoda. 

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The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda
The beginning rite to sculpt the statue Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara offering to An Son Pagoda

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