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05/11/2017 - 10:25

Kathina ceremony held at Huyen Khong pagoda

On November 3, under the approval of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thai Royal Family held the Kathina (robe offering) ceremony at Huyen Khong temple, Huong Ho commune - Huong Tra town, and congratulation ceremony for the Theravada Venerable conferred the title Chao Khun by the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to Vietnam gives a speech at the ceremony

The Kathina ceremony was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to Vietnam and his wife, and representative leaders of the Provincial Commission for Mass Mobilisation, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the province, Provincial Committee for Religious Affairs, and the Provincial Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Committee.
 

The provincial leaders give flowers to congratulate the Theravada Venerable

The Kathina ceremony is one of the official traditional rituals of Theravada Buddhism. The ceremony includes the Kathina ritual, making offerings to the monks, etc.

By Ngu Binh

 

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