PHẬT QUANG PAGODA BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU
Phật Quang (Buddha Light) Pagoda is situated in Mount Dinh, Tân Hải commune, Tân Thành district, Bà Rịa-Vùng Tàu province. Phone number: (08) 8479599 or 0986.996993.
On the National Highway No.1 to Vũng Tàu Province, at Tân Hải Commune turning left to lead to the hill side road straight to the car park of the Phat Quang pagoda. From the car park at the altitude of 300m, there are staircases leading down to the Pagoda at the altitude of 100m by the Suối Tiên area of 30 hectare valley beautiful with natural scenery. The pagoda founded in 1992 by the Venerable Thích Chơn Quang built of terra-cotta in 1994 and restored in 2001. The Buddha shrine is arranged simply but solemnly.
Every year the Phật Quang pagoda organizes three great festivities: The Buddha’s Birthday, the filial Piety Day, and the day of the Buddha achieving the Enlightenment with thousands of visistors. Also every summer Phat Quang pagoda has organized the summer retreat for young students who will stay at Mountain Dinh for one month to practice the good deeds in living and meditation.
Especially, Phật Quang Pagoda is the one to celebrate the Buddha attained enlightenment festival with the largest number of participants in Vietnam. On the festival 2013 of Buddhist Calendar 2556, there were the prove of more than 400 monks and over 20 thousands of Buddhists from all over the country and Religious assemblies
With its Mahayana meditation tradition, there are many young followers and Meditation Assemblies established for practising the meditation throughout the country of Vietnam. In Hochiminh City every month a meditation practicing and teaching guide for 2 days of Saturday and Sunday personally guided by Venerable Thich Chơn Quang at the Từ Tân pagoda (Bảy Hiền Crossroad -Tan Binh Province). Venerable Thich Chơn Quang is awell-known preacher in Vietnam, in Dharma preaching monthly at Từ Tân pagoda there are thousands of followers come to listen. He also one of the monks maintain practising the zen meditation in Buddhism and have built up many groups all over Vietnam to practice this way.
Từ Tân Pagoda
90/153 Trường Chinh, P.12, Quận Tân Bình, TPHCM
Tel: 08.3845 8297 Website: http://chuatutan.net
Related Phapquang Pagoda :
Pháp Quang Culture Co Ltd., a foundation publishing Buddhism books and Video of Phật Quang pagoda at 28 Hoàng Diệu St., Ward. 10, Phú Nhuận Province, HCM City.
Tel : (08)38462646.Website: http://thichchanquang.com
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