Report on New Year's Eve Celebrate New Year's Eve.Celebrate Year of The OX 2021

Report on New Year's Eve Celebrate New Year's Eve.Celebrate Year of The OX 2021  and lucky money for Buddhists in early spring at Quang Minh Pagoda, Thursday (30 Tet), February 11, 2021 and Friday (the 1st) of February 12, 2021 

 It can be said that organizing the New Year's Eve ceremony this year is a very persistent work of Master Tru Tri Thich Phuoc Tan, Mr. Hai Pham, Tri Su Chua Quang Minh and the Temple Branches and all Buddhists and more. more than  100 volunteers inside and outside the temple.

 With the consent of the Ministry of Health and Maribyrnong Council. We have followed the strict rules of Covid Safe and Covid Marshall.

 At 6 pm on February 11, 2021 9 30 Tet of the year of the Canh Ty and preparing to welcome Tet Tan Suu, visitors from all directions start entering the Buddhist temple, then the lion and dragon dance begins at the Statue of Quan The Am (The Bodhisattva), one by one, walks around the pagoda through the statue of Sakyamuni Buddha and goes to the front of Dai Hung Bao Dien, where there is a unique dance practice, while the master after chanting the sutras, stepped out of the main hall and give red bags and oranges to all attendees   for Buddhists at Quang Minh Pagoda for Buddhists and guests and federal ,states ,  and local Governments , we have  3 times to draw unicorns, dance dragons, set off firecrackers 3 times to give gifts in early spring to the Buddhists ... although the attendance number is over 2,000 people, it has kept the tradition of welcoming the nation's spring at the beginning of the year with full ceremony of throwing sacred gifts. national system but also keep the safety of the Covid epidemic which is spreading all over the world. The sound of firecrackers swept across Victoria during New Year's Eve with spring rain cooling the fresh air of hope and filled with vitality in the new year. 

 On the morning of the first day of February 12, 2021, more than 4,000 persons flock to the temple which is more crowded than every year to celebrate the Buddha's first spring ceremony, two large and small Buddhist Halls, take souvenir photos and enjoy a special Hue noodle dish. Everyone also abide by  safely keeping a safe distance, wearing masks, disinfecting hands, the number of fellow persons seemed so uncontrollable, at 12 o'clock an order was issued from the State Government : Breaking News: 5 days hard lock down Stage 4 starts after 11:59 PM February 12 to 11:59 Wednesday February 17: Leaving home for 4 reasons throughout Victoria: 

1. Go to the market and buy essential items (1 person / household / day except for those who need it but can't stay at home)

2. Caring for or helping others when they are unable to take care of themselves, as well as seeing a doctor.

3. Daily exercise for only 2 hours per day

4. Go to work and education - IF you can't work and study at home . Mask must be worn indoors and outdoors, unless in your home and for some medical reasons. Traveling within a 5km radius will apply again. 

Spring comes back to wish you peace of mind, happiness, health lies, fortune, and everything in order to fully enjoy the Spring of Di Lac together to protect each other's health and at the end of this month will turn to each other. It is safe to receive the Covid vaccine throughout Australia and all over the world  , all communication  goes back to normal to the next year 

 Namo Amitabha Buddha.

 Dr Pham Phuc Nhan (Hanh Giac Nghia)

Notification - the Lunar New Year's Eve 2021

COVIDSafe-Event-Checklist Quang Minh Temple Prayer Day for Lunar new year 2021

Prayer Day on the Lunar new year 2021 at Quang Minh Temple

Date of Event: 11 / 02 / 2021 Time: from 7 pm to 11 pm Same day. 

The organizer complied with the Government ruling on COVID19

Announcement Lunar New Year 2021

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

Dear Monks and Nuns,
Dear benefactors and sponsors. 
In the past year, responding to the call of the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation of Australia and New Zealand, the Vietnamese community in Australia in general and Victoria said that they have contributed continuously meaningful work together for the Australian Government and Vietnamese the community. Review 4 meaningful jobs last year.

 1 / The Opening Ceremony of the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation of Australia- New Zealand (An Quang Temple) with a cost of 7 million dollars in 2 years calling. More than 5000 Buddhist compatriots and different ethnic groups attended, many people just came to visit and did not have lunch, but they were very happy and made an appointment to return ... enjoy visiting wonderful works like Dai Hung Bao Dien. An Quang, multi-purpose hall, Pho Mon Stupa, Hoa Vien Quan Am and Long Tho resort.

 2 / Bush Fire Appeal From January 2020 through 3 months calling on Victoria's temples and Tết festivals ,Vietnamese compatriots have contributed $ 355,000 dollars for bush wild fires in Australia. January 20, 2020 Donate Blaze Aid for rural rehabilitation of Melbourne On 19/01/2020 just made a round trip from Melbourne to Bairnsdale, East Gippsland. It is an honor to join Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan, Chua Quang Minh's Head, to hand over the Brigade CFA Bairnsdale and CFA District 11 Headquarters. January 20, 2020. Places to visit; Lavington, NSW donated February 15, 2020 Awarded to key staff members; Firefighters at the NSW Rural Fire Service Center.

3 /Masks for Covid-19 Pandemic March 2020, from the 1st epidemic of Covid 19 pandemic to the 2nd outbreak in June, the Vietnamese Community donated over 400,000 masks, 150,000 gloves, 20,000 plastic masks, and 5000 operating gowns (total cost over $250,000 dollars) to Sunshine Melbourne Hospital and distributing to entire communities in Victoria and other states and Distributing thousands of donated lunches to hospitals in the west of Melbourne.

 4 / Flooding Appeal for Mid Central Vietnam. Last October, the the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation of Australia - New Zealand called for the aid of 8 central provinces of Vietnam for historic floods with the amount of money raised over $160,000 dollars for the relief fund for the people of Central Vietnam in these floods. The the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation of Australia - New Zealand has contacted our Vietnamese Monks and Nuns who have been and will continue to aid over 10,000 victims Pay special attention to building 40 floating houses for people to prevent storms in the long term in the future.

 In the coming new year, I would like to wish the monks and nuns of the Dharma contemptuously bless the ordination, good health, achieved wisdom , the completed  Buddha's membership We would like to wish all benefactors and esteemed guests all the best wishes of happiness, longevity, good health, prosperity, Together, contribute to a prosperous country Uc Chau, worthy of Vietnamese proverb : Remember the source when drinking water, remembering the source , when eating fruit , remembering fruit grower .

Thanks

Kind regards

 

Doctor Pham Phuc Nhan

Head of Charity and Society of The United Vietnamese Buddhist Cogregation of Australia- New Zealand.

Vice President of Quang Minh Temple

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