Beauty at the beginning of the year

20/02/2024 545 0
Tuyen Quang is known for its system of famous sacred temples and pagodas. In the early days of Spring, tourists from all over are excited to come to Tuyen Quang on a spiritual cultural journey, wishing for the best.

Currently, in Tuyen Quang city, there are 14 temples worshiping Mother Goddesses, mainly worshiping Mother Goddess Thoai, the god who governs river areas. People consider water as a mother who gives life to all species, supports and transports them. Protect all people and hundreds of families to have a peaceful and happy life. The temples in the heart of Tuyen Quang city such as: Ha Temple, Thuong Temple, Ỷ La Temple... have beautiful landscapes along with rich spiritual activities associated with institutions in Mother Goddess worship. In addition to the three largest Mother Goddess temples in the city, Mother Goddesses are also worshiped at many temples such as Bac Muc Temple, Thac Cai Temple (Ham Yen), Canh Xanh Temple, Mo Than Temple (Tuyen Quang City).

Festival of Ha temple, Thuong temple, Ỷ La temple.

Mr. Nguyen Tat Lap, head of the Ha Temple relic management group, Tan Quang ward (Tuyen Quang city), said that in the year Mau Ngo 1738, Ha Temple was just a small temple. In 1918, it was built into Ha Temple. Nowadays. In 2018, Ha Temple was restored, renewing all 3 palaces, the pre-sacrifice palace, the middle palace and the harem, expanding the spacious and clean campus. Every year, from the 3rd day of the Lunar New Year, people from the provinces of Hai Duong, Ninh Binh, Hanoi, Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Nam Dinh, Bac Giang, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho... eagerly return to Tuyen. Quang paid homage to his mother and asked for good fortune in the mountains and forests.

Going to early spring ceremonies is increasingly expanding, attracting a large number of people to participate, creating meaningful early spring pilgrimages. Ms. Nguyen Thi Oanh, Long Bien district (Hanoi) said that at the beginning of Spring every year, she follows the group to the Mother Goddess ceremony in Tuyen Quang. This place not only has famous sacred temples but also poetic landscapes and gentle rivers. Mother's Day not only helps her focus on good things, with a joyful heart, but also hopes for good things for herself and her loved ones.

As for Mr. Nguyen Trung Kien, from Hai Phong, he believes that when going to mass, it is not necessary to focus on whether the ceremony is big or small, as long as one can maintain a clear mind, be enlightened about the values of peace, and live a useful life for society. Assembly, because in addition to sincerity, it also depends on each person's virtue.

If temples and shrines are associated with Mother Goddess beliefs, pagodas and monasteries are associated with Buddhist activities. In Tuyen Quang, in addition to Truc Lam Chinh Phap Zen Monastery, which has just been built into a large and majestic architectural complex, Tuyen Quang also has a system of ancient pagodas that many tourists come to worship such as An Pagoda. Vinh, Linh Thong, Trung Quang, Huong Nghiem (Chang Pagoda), Pho Linh (Tuyen Quang City); Phat Lam Pagoda (Yen Son), Lang Dao Pagoda (Son Duong), Bao Ninh Sung Phuc Pagoda (Chiem Hoa), Phuc Lam Pagoda (Lam Binh)...

Tourists go to worship and sightsee Truc Lam Chinh Phap Tuyen Quang Zen Monastery.

Going to temples clearly reflects people's attitude to life. However, nowadays, in many places, temples and pagodas are gradually being transformed and commercialized, due to lack of understanding and deviant behavior in dealing with the sacred world. People jostle and jostle, pay their respects, put change in the hands of the Buddha statue, and litter is scattered everywhere.

According to Venerable Thich Truc Thanh Minh, Truc Lam Chinh Phap Tuyen Quang Zen Monastery, people going to ceremonies at the beginning of the year should focus on positive, pure things, in accordance with traditional customs and habits of Vietnamese people. As for the Zen monastery, responsible people, monks and nuns always have instructions so that worshipers and pilgrims have the right awareness, right attitude and behave according to Buddhist teachings to avoid superstition. group.

Coming to Tuyen to attend the spring festival, visitors will understand and appreciate the cultural traditions and hospitality of the people of this land more. We go to temples and pagodas together at the beginning of the new spring to look forward to the best things, to unite and join hands to build our homeland, an increasingly prosperous and happy country.

 According to Tuyen Quang Online Newspaper

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