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Reporting Special Events at Quang Minh 08/14/2022

Jubilantly ORGANIZING SPECIAL EVENTS VU LAN FESTIVAL, SPRING Cherry Blossom FESTIVAL -BONSAI FESTIVAL, and OPENING OFINAUGURATION OF Quan The Am open-air courtyard at Quang Minh TEMPLE , COVID-19 VACCINATION DISTRIBUTION OF CELEBRATIONAL GIFTS ON 14/08/ 2022. 
Vu Lan Festival, Cherry Blossom Spring Festival and Inauguration of Quan The Am open-air courtyard at Quang Minh Pagoda on August 14, 2022.
All Buddhists and compatriots are invited at 10 am on August 14, 2022 to come to Quang Minh Pagoda to attend the Vu Lan ceremony, the Cherry Blossom Spring Festival, and at the same time inaugurate the open-air courtyard in front of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara.
The weather is predicted to be cold and rainy at 12 o'clock on August 14, 2022, but luckily this morning there is no rain, more than 5,000 fellow Buddhists attended these events.
At 10 a.m., the group of monks and nuns gathered from the small main hall and passed through the open-air courtyard in front of the statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara and . The abbot announced the Great Festival of Vu Lan, the Spring Festival of Cherry Blossoms and the opening ceremony of an open-air courtyard of Quan The Am together with Quang Minh Pagoda in collaboration with CO-Health COVID Immunization and souvenir distribution.
Opening 2 talented MCsThu Oanh -Minh Thiet invites Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan to speak the meaning of Vu Lan Festival then the program of Vu Lan Festival, there was a flower offering to the Buddha performed by Buddhist families and the temple's welcome team, there was an opera ancient song about mother's love composed by Venerable Thich Phuoc Thai and the song The hoa hồng cài áo was performed by the choir Tuy Hong ,Nghiem Le. After wearing brooch roses for all attendees.
Dear guests and fellow Buddhists,
Deriving from the story of Venerable Muc Kien Lien with great filial piety who saved his mother from the life of a hungry ghost, Vu Lan is an annual holiday to commemorate the merits of parents (and ancestors in general) - parents. of this life and of previous lives.
Following the Buddha's word, Muc Lien's mother was liberated. Since then, Vu Lan's filial piety festival was born.
Quang Minh Pagoda organizes the Vu Lan Festival to coincide with the Spring Festival. Depending on the time when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, there is rarely a coincidence of these two festivals every year. In addition, the opening of the open-air courtyard Quan The Am Bodhisattva makes a dignified scene and wide aisles for easy traffic and develop pagoda landscapes along the riverbank in the future.
The temple's cherry blossom garden, with nearly 300 peach trees, is in full bloom, creating a joyful and joyful temple scene to welcome the Vu Lan season.
This year, flowers bloomed to welcome the Buddha's messengers after a successful summer retreat (Aussie weather).
The lucky Melbourne compatriots who come to the temple will save thousands of dollars instead of visiting Japan.
At exactly 12 o'clock, the special lion dance led the group of monks and nuns to return to the courtyard of the good Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, where government officials were waiting for the inauguration ceremony, including Mr. Daniel Molino, federal MP, State Senator r Kieu Tien Dung , Ms. Natalie Suleman MP of the Vic ,Ms. Cuc Lam ... the speech of the Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan and Mr. Daniel Molino expressed the meaning of this great festival then the Mua Xuan Sang Co Hoa Anh Dao 's dance performed. The unique cherry blossoms opened the ceremony to celebrate the open-air courtyard of Guanyin Bodhisattva, then all distinguished guests and monks nuns were invited to cut the ribbon to inaugurate in the sound of firecrackers and lion dances to warm the air and wind. cold this afternoon.
At 12:45 a.m., the ceremony of offering vegetarian food was performed and the guests had lunch imbued with religious love.
It is also worth mentioning that in addition to the 3 events on the temple, the temple also cooperates with Co Health to vaccinate and distribute gifts to fellow Buddhists.
The unique art halls with over 500 guests attending, the dining room with changed many times of 300 guests with many meals, the courtyard full of guests enjoying cherry blossom photography, a fun and joyful atmosphere until nearly 3 pm,
The Victoria Bonsi 's Association also has very nice presentation booths for fellow countrymen to enjoy.
After the Vu Lan ceremony on Dai Hung Bao Dien Hall , on behalf of the organizers, Venerable Thich Phuoc Thai thanked all the all monks, nuns and guests, pagoda associations and individuals who contributed to the ceremony and the successful events.
We all pray merritt and dedication to all sentient beings in the buddha path.
Sincerely yours,
Namo Amitabha Buddha.
Doctor Pham Phuc Nhan
 

3 special events

Jubilantly organized 3 special events Vu Lan Festival, Cherry Blossom Spring Festival and Inauguration of Quan The Am open-air yard at Quang Minh 's Temple on August 14, 2022.
Vu Lan Festival, Cherry Blossom Spring Festival and Inauguration of Quan The Am open-air courtyard at Quang Minh Pagoda on August 14, 2022.
All Buddhists and Guests compatriots are invited at 10:00 am on August 14, 2022 to Quang Minh Pagoda to attend Vu Lan ceremony, Cherry Blossom Spring Festival, and at the same time inaugurate the open-air courtyard in front of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara.
 The monks and nuns led by the Abbot went to Dai Hung Buu Dien's Hall , performed the ceremony, then returned to Quan The Am to celebrate the Inauguration ceremony and open the Cherry Blossom Festival.
    about the meaning of the 3 big events that day, then the monks and nuns went around the temple to visit the cherry blossom trees in full bloom to celebrate the day Vu Lan won the festival.
Dear guests and fellow Buddhists,
Deriving from the story of Venerable Muc Kien Lien with great filial piety who saved his mother from the life of a hungry ghost, Vu Lan is an annual holiday to commemorate the merits of parents (and ancestors in general) - parents. of this life and of previous lives.
 
Following the Buddha's word, Muc Lien's mother was liberated, since then, Vu Lan's  festival was born.
 
Quang Minh Pagoda organizes the Vu Lan Festival to coincide with the Spring Festival depending on when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, it is rare for these two festivals to coincide every year.
The temple's cherry blossom garden, with nearly 400 peach trees, is in full bloom, creating a joyful and joyful temple scene to welcome the Vu Lan  season.
 This year, flowers bloomed to welcome the Buddha's messengers after a successful summer retreat (Aussie weather).
 
 The lucky Melbourne compatriots who come to the temple will save thousands of dollars instead of visiting Japan. Cherry blossoms will enjoy the next many blooms with pink, white, snow, and blood peaches.
 
Sincerely yours,
 
Namo Amitabha Buddha.
 
Dr. Pham Phuc Nhan

2646th Buddha's Birthday on May 22, 2022

Namo Buddha Shakyamuni Buddha,
Dear Most Venerable Monks and Monks,
Dear distinguished guests.
Dear all fellow Buddhists,
This morning, the weather is extremely ideal. Quang Minh temple held the 2646th Buddha's Birthday, which 2566th  Buddha's Calendar on May 22, 2022. Nearly 3,000 Buddhists returned to the temple to attend Buddha's birthday. Exactly 10.40 minutes, the ceremonial board welcomed nearly 30 monks and nuns from the small main hall and carried the Sangha through the statue of Quan The Am, going along the 2 lands newly built road of river to Dai Hung Bao Dien. Three noble drum bells rang and 400 Buddhists were welcomed in the main hall. 2 MC My Phuoc My Hien welcomed the guests and started a special flower offering dance of the Buddhist youth family.
Firstly The Venerable Abbot Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan greeted all monks, nuns, guests, and Buddhists attending and emphasized .... Buddhist ceremonies, most importantly Buddha's Birthday, is aimed at the purpose of leading people to religion, alleviating the sufferings of life. birth, old age, and death, In the Buddha's first sermon at the Deer Park, he mentioned the Truth of the Way - one of the four truths of the Four Noble Truths. Accordingly, in order to realize the Truth of the Way, to be liberated from the cycle of reincarnation He thanked all monks, nuns, distinguished guests, fellow Buddhists and especially all departments of the temple and Buddhist youth families for their contributions to today's ceremony. Next Most Venerable Thich Thien Tam talked about the meaning of Buddha's Birthday Everyone in the world can become a Buddha, a wise and enlightened being, regardless of gender, origin, caste, young or old, age, married or not, if that person knows practice in accordance with the correct Dharma, according to the correct study map. This is the outstanding advantage of Buddhism: and the Buddha is honored at the United Nations as the most meaningful symbol of peace in this century. The Buddha is not a god or an imaginary god who specializes in blessing or punishing. On the contrary, those who live in accordance with the spirit of the Buddha's teachings, whether at home or ordained, whether worshiping the Buddha or not, will have peace and happiness in the present, enlightenment and liberation in the future. Buddhist ceremonies, most importantly Buddha's Birthday, aim to lead people to the Way, to ease the sufferings of life. Birth, old age, sickness and death, not blind cultivators, who told you to do this, who said how to listen to it, extremely superstitious! This was followed by Statements from distinguished guests of the state government and the private Council. Federal delegates were unable to attend due to the post-election handover and they apologized for their absence. Delegates present at the ceremony include: The Hon Natalie Hutchins Speaker of the day Minister for Crime Prevention, Corrections, Youth Justice and Victim Support The Hon Natalie Suleyman MP Speaker of the day Member for St. Albans Dr Kieu Tien Dung, MLC Speaker of the day Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Cr Cuc Lam Speaker of the day Stony Creek Ward Councillor City of Maribyrnong Cr Samantha Byrne Attend Mayor- Rose Hill Ward Moonee Valley City Council Cr Thuy Dang Attend Deputy Mayor- Grass Lands Ward Brimbank City Council Ms Thanh-Kham Tran-Dang OAM Attend President Australian Vietnamese Women's Association
Ms. Cam Nguyen, Attend 2021 VIC Senior Australian Of The Year Chief Executive Officer Australian Vietnamese Women's Association Colin T Campbell AFSM Attend Fire Rescue Victoria Multicultural Liaison Officer Colin T Campbell AFSM Attend Fire Rescue Victoria Multicultural Liaison Officer Mr Minh Tran Attend Building Surveyor Before the closing ceremony, the abbot led the monks and nuns to perform the Buddha bathing ceremony and the Buddhist traditional Sot Bat ceremony in front of the front of Da Hung Buu Dien. At 12.40 pm, the delegation of monks and nuns returned to the small main hall to make offerings to the monks, the guests had lunch in the newly renovated kitchen, and the Buddhists had lunch together in the large hall to enjoy the program. Performing arts by friend Tuy Hong and family of Buddhists Dai Bi Quan Am, Karaoke program held at Quan The Am Statue by Mr. Nguyen Quang is very exciting and attractive. On Buddha's birthday, Buddhists do not kill any animal, everyone is vegetarian, cleans the house and decorates the Buddha's altar beautifully. Buddhists can go to the temple to help do meritorious deeds,, listen to lectures on life, and reflect on their own actions to purify their souls. , let's live a simple life, full of contentment to eliminate lust. That is the advice of the Buddha, looking to the sublime and inexhaustible source of joy in such a virtuous life.
On the occasion of this year's Vesak season, let's pray for Australia in particular and the whole world, in general, to be peaceful and peaceful in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. we pray that the monks and nuns have peace of mind, the wisdom lamp often shines with the four great harmonies, it is the great light to guide us to enlightenment, we wish all guests, and fellow Buddhists have peaceful and happy. good health, and all auspicious things.
Namo Hoan Hỉ Tang Bo Tat .
Dr. Pham Phuc Nhan