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H.H. Dharma Tour & Environmental Program,2017,Part II

H.H. Bhumang On May 1, 2017, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang arrived Hochi Min City, Vietnam as a part of his Dhrama Tour and Environment Program, 2017. HH and entourage were received with warm welcome by the Vietnamese followers at the airport and escorted upto the Rex Hotel for the rest.
In Danang, Vietnam on May 6, 2017, at 9 am H.H. was received at the main gate of the temple with the traditional procession of welcoming song and lotus dances, and invited all the way to the teaching shrine.

 

There H.H. conferred the Phowa Transmission and after lunch bestowed the Long Life Empowerment.
On May 7, 2017, H.H. gave teaching on View, Meditation and Practise on Buddhism at Nha Trang, and blessed the people who gathered for the teachings.

IMG 1080As invited by the Buddhist Sangha in Vietnam, H.H. joined for the Vaisaka Purnima Celebration, and prayed for world peace and harmony, there were thousands of monks and nuns gathered for the celebration.
Next day as requested by the Saigon Pagoda temple HH gave teaching to 500 Khenpo and thousand nuns. At the temple HH also gave the Three Refuge and Bodhisattva vows and its training for the devotees. In the afternoon HH had lunch with the most senior monk of the Pagoda Temple.
On May 15, 2017 H.H. arrived Hanoi City, H.H. and entourage were received with warm welcome at the airport by An Lac group and Drikung Kagyu Sanghas. Thereafter invited to the guest house for tea and rest. In the evening H.H. has group discussion with the organising committee.

IMG 0997On May 16, 2017, His Holiness gave general teaching on Buddhism and its history. HH kindly granted refuge vows to the devotees in Hanoi. H.H. and lamas did prayers of 35 Confession Buddha and release many birds for their liberation. In the end H.H led dedication prayer and made the aspirations that all the sentient beings be connected with the dharma and finally be liberated from samsara.
IMG 1266On May 18, 2017, as a part of the Go Green & Go Organic program H.H did plantation program with the people of Hanoi at the premises of the under construction hospital by Intracom Group. HH rejoiced and blessed the hospital area and did an auspicious prayers related with the medicine Buddha. H.H. wished that the construction of the hospital may help many suffering beings, and in the same way the oxygen of the trees can purify the toxic and pollution of the entire world. Thereafter H.H. gave general teaching based on loving kindness and compassion for the devotees. At 12 noon H.H. had lunch with all the people of the Intercom Group and thereafter went for rest. May peace on Earth.

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The Birth of Buddha
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In Search of Truth
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Reincarnation
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