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As part of the activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations in 2023, the delegation of the Japan - Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Alliance, led by Mr. Nikai Toshihiro, Chairman of the Alliance, visited Vietnam.
The Grand Vesak Celebration, held annually in May or the fourth lunar month, is a significant event of sacred meaning. It expresses the gratitude and joy of Buddhists and those who admire Buddhism around the world for the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha.
Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh and the monks of Ba Vang Pagoda visited two iconic temples Kinkaku-ji Temple (lit. “Golden Pavilion Temple”) and Kiyomizu-dera Temple (lit. Pure Water Temple)
Employing all suitable means To lead others out of suffering, For oneself, wishing nothing Such is the teacher of all sentient beings
Today, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh and the monks of Ba Vang Pagoda arrived at Haneda airport, Tokyo, Japan, amidst the cheering sounds of the welcoming Buddhists
In response to the request of the Buddhists there, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh will have a Dharma-propagation tour in the “Land of the Rising Sun” to meet and share the Buddha's teachings with the Buddhists as well as those who are interested and have faith in karma and the spirituality.
On February 26, 2023, Ba Vang Pagoda held a commemoration for the Buddha’s renunciation. The commemoration was dedicated to prince Siddhartha.
During the Celebration, monks and lay Buddhists of Ba Vang Pagoda had the chance to meet and rejoice with Dharma friends from different countries in the world. Bright smiles and hands held tight were seen throughout the event.
US President Joe Biden sent greetings on Tuesday (17th May) to Buddhists in the United States and the world, on the occasion of Vesak, the day to commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and passing of the Buddha. This is the second time the White House has celebrated Vesak.