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The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda

Update: 23/04/2021
In the Hung King anniversary of the Vietnamese nation in March of lunar calendar, Dong Cao pagoda in Thanh Hoa continued to hold the 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's teachings” on April 17th, 2021 - April 21st, 2021 for Buddhists everywhere.
 

The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda

 

On the evening of April 17th, 2021, Junior Thich Tam Hung - Abbot of Dong Cao pagoda, Chief of Organizers instructed Buddhists to repent and review basic rules at the retreat. In particular, the practitioners will receive Ten virtuous things to preserve throughout the retreat.

During this retreat, the mass learned and practiced the Buddha's teachings through the sutta of Sigalovada, Eight Things, Compassionate mind, and the Eightfold Path; reciting the Great Compassion Mantra, meditating in daily activities to have the joy of practicing diligently together to the Sangha.

Practitioners have time to identify themselves, rely on themself, take vows to practice Bodhisattva, support themselves and sentient beings. The mass have moments of reflecting on their faults through chanting which have the power to help cultivators to purify their body, speech, mind; this practice will help to reduce mistakes and increase blessing.

The merit of keeping precepts is the purifying  karma of mouth, achieving mindfulness. In this retreat, Buddhists confidently share their learning and experiences with everyone in the witness of the monks.

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The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda
The 12th retreat “Practice as the Buddha's Teachings” at Dong Cao Pagoda

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