Khanh Hoa celebrates Buddha's 2565th birthday and 40th founding anniversary of Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha

Thursday, 27/05/2021, 10:22 [GMT+7]

Khanh Hoa celebrates Buddha's 2565th birthday and 40th founding anniversary of Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha

Khanh Hoa Provincial Executive Committee of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held a ceremony to celebrate Buddha’s 2565th birthday (Vesak day) and the 40th founding anniversary of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha at Long Son Pagoda on May 26 (lunar April 15). Nguyen Tan Tuan, Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee; leaderships of the provincial departments and agencies; monks, nuns and Buddhists in the province attended the ceremony.
 
The ceremony was organized solemnly but on a reduced scale due to COVID-19 outbreak. 
 
On this occasion, Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee offered certificates of merit to five collectives and five individuals of Khanh Hoa Provincial Executive Committee of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, who have made many contributions to the cause of national construction and defense.
 
The following are some images of the ceremony at Long Son Pagoda.
 
 

 

Nguyen Tan Tuan, Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee, extending congratulations on Buddha’s birthday
Nguyen Tan Tuan, Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee, extending congratulations on Buddha’s birthday

 

Nguyen Viet Dinh, Deputy Director of Khanh Hoa Police, offering flowers celebrating Vesak 2021
Nguyen Viet Dinh, Deputy Director of Khanh Hoa Police, offering flowers celebrating Vesak 2021

 

Nguyen Tan Tuan and leaderships of the provincial departments and agencies offer incense to the Buddha
Nguyen Tan Tuan and leaderships of the provincial departments and agencies offer incense to the Buddha

 

Nguyen Tan Tuan giving certificates of merit to collectives…
Nguyen Tan Tuan giving certificates of merit to collectives…

 

… and individuals
… and individuals

 

Attendees washing hands with sanitizer and wearing masks
Attendees washing hands with sanitizer and wearing masks

 

 

 

 

 

Buddhists follow Covid-19 prevention guidelines attending ceremony
Buddhists follow Covid-19 prevention guidelines attending ceremony
Ma Phuong
Translated by H.N