Tu Viện Quảng Đức105 Lynch Rd, Fawkner, Vic 3060. Australia. Tel: 9357 3544. quangduc@quangduc.com* Viện Chủ: HT Tâm Phương, Trụ Trì: TT Nguyên Tạng   

His Hiloness Thich Tri Tinh, the First Supreme Patriarch

29/03/201409:08(Xem: 4654)
His Hiloness Thich Tri Tinh, the First Supreme Patriarch

Le_Nhap_Kim_Quan_HT_Tri_Tinh (1)
NATIONAL VIETNAM BUDDHIST SANGHA
SUPREME COUNCIL AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

OBITUARY
HIS HOLINESS THICH TRI TINH DIED AT 97

Ho Chi Minh City — Vietnam’s First Deputy Supreme Patriarch, who headed National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (GHPGVN) as Executive President for more than two decades, died 28 Mar 2014 at 09h15 local time. He was 97.
His Hiloness Thich Tri Tinh, the First Supreme Patriarch and the Executive President of National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, after a healthy longivity, died peacefully at His Van Duc Temple, Thu Duc District, HCM city. The bell was rung 108 times at his Van Duc Temple today while the Sangha sat in zazen.
His Hiloness Thich Tri Tinh was appointed by the National Sangha as Executive President since 1992. Under his leadership, the National Sangha is strongly promoting and developing. Vietnam is a Buddhist country with about 75 percent of its 89 million people members of the religion. As executive Head of Buddhism in Vietnam, His Holiness has legal authority to oversee Vietnamese Sangha and community in Vietnam. His Holiness was a teacher of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh since 1940s when the latter was living in An Quang Temple, Sai Gon (now known as HCM city).

His Hiloness Thich Tri Tinh was born at Mỹ An Hưng village, Châu Thành District, Đồng Tháp Province on Oct 17, 1917, the youngest of six brothers and sisters.

He became a monk in 1937, received dharma transmission in 1940, established Pure Land Fellowship Society (Cực Lạc Liên Hữu Hội) in 1955, served as Vice Rector of School for Buddhist Studies, Central Vietnam in 1962, started translating several important Texts of Mahayana Sutra Pitaka since 1964. In 1973, He was appointed by Vietnamese Unified Buddhist Church (GHPGVNTN) as Vice President. Since 1992, at its National Council meeting, leaders of National Sangha had appointed Him as Executive President and the First Supreme Patriarch of National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.

His holiness’ Funeral is held at Van Duc Temple, Thu Duc district from 29 March 2014 to 02 April 2014. His Memorial service will be held on 03 April 2014 at 08h00.

National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and 64 Provincial Vietnam Buddhist Sanghas will observe a national mouring period of 7 days. During this time numerous memorial services were conducted across the country. The official memorial service will be held at Van Duc Temple, on 03 April 2014 commencing at 08h00 local time. Several heads of state and government of Vietnam are expected to attend this service.

Letter of Condolence to National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha can be sent to vesak2014@gmail.com

(Reported by Most Ven.Dr. Thich Nhat Tu)

Le_Nhap_Kim_Quan_HT_Tri_Tinh (55)(Next)
Gửi ý kiến của bạn
Tắt
Telex
VNI
Tên của bạn
Email của bạn
23/11/2011(Xem: 2772)
Dr. Allan Molloy KERRY O'BRIEN: As the spiritual leader of a remote Asian nation, the Dalai Lama certainly casts a long shadow. In just two public events in Australia so far, some 30,000 people have flocked to hear the word of the revered head of the Tibetan Buddhist faith. And while controversy surrounds his role as an activist for Tibet's political future, his advice on how to cope with the pressures of modern life certainly has broad appeal. The advice is given with humility and humour, and if the question's too hard, a candid acknowledgment that he doesn't have an answer for everything. Mick Bunworth reports.
23/11/2011(Xem: 2991)
How do people manage spiritual practice with a busy working life? This was one of the questions that were put to Dr. Alan Molloy, long-time resident of Tara Institute in Melbourne, Australia. Alan has witnessed the growth of Buddhism in Australia from the late 1970s to the present and, during the interview, shared some of the highlights of his 17 years as a Buddhist.
05/11/2011(Xem: 3151)
Born in England in 1949, Steve migrated to Australia with his parents and two brothers in 1963. Four years later he joined the Australian Army in 1967, serving in Viet Nam from 1969 to 1971. It was there he met his wife of 44 years, Tuyet. Steve has four children and six grand children. He served 26 years in the Army and 8 more years out of the Army, until he retired in 2001 due to ill-health. Steve continued his voluntary work with Vietnam Veterans (Australian & Vietnamese) and with the Vietnamese community in Melbourne. In 2002, Steve and Tuyet (Buddhist name: Nguyên Thiện Hạnh) made their first visit to Quang Duc Monastery and took refuge in Buddhism (with Snr. Ven. Thich Tam Phuong) in 2003.
03/10/2011(Xem: 3836)
For almost an hour and half, His Holiness spoke about Mind Training in general and later went through the text of Seven Point Mind Training...
03/10/2011(Xem: 3815)
His Holiness told the media people that they have an equal responsibility to promote and create awareness about these basic human values and that they should report unbiasly...
03/10/2011(Xem: 3738)
His Holiness began his talk saying 'We're all equal, we all want to have a happy life, and we all have rights to be happy.' His Holiness spoke for more an hour standing...
03/10/2011(Xem: 4437)
His Holiness was extremely impressed and touched by the amount of attention paid by the Mexican Buddhists throughout his day-long teaching.
03/10/2011(Xem: 3778)
His Holiness said that often we give so much importance to the secondary things and neglect the fundamental thing which is human warm heartedness.
03/10/2011(Xem: 6391)
As soon as he alighted down from the airplane in Monterrey, His Holiness was received by Tsewang Phuntso, Liaison Officer for Latin America...
25/09/2011(Xem: 2070)
On his arrival at the hotel, His Holiness alighted from his car ahead of the entrance to acknowledge the greetings of members of the Tibetan community and other well-wishers...
facebook youtube google-plus linkedin twitter blog
Nguyện đem công đức này, trang nghiêm Phật Tịnh Độ, trên đền bốn ơn nặng, dưới cứu khổ ba đường,
nếu có người thấy nghe, đều phát lòng Bồ Đề, hết một báo thân này, sinh qua cõi Cực Lạc.

May the Merit and virtue,accrued from this work, adorn the Buddhas pureland,
Repay the four great kindnesses above, andrelieve the suffering of those on the three paths below,
may those who see or hear of these efforts generates Bodhi Mind, spend their lives devoted to the Buddha Dharma,
the Land of Ultimate Bliss.

Quang Duc Buddhist Welfare Association of Victoria
Tu Viện Quảng Đức | Quang Duc Monastery
Senior Venerable Thich Tam Phuong | Senior Venerable Thich Nguyen Tang
Address: Quang Duc Monastery, 105 Lynch Road, Fawkner, Vic.3060 Australia
Tel: 61.03.9357 3544 ; Fax: 61.03.9357 3600
Website: http://www.quangduc.com ; http://www.tuvienquangduc.com.au (old)
Xin gửi Xin gửi bài mới và ý kiến đóng góp đến Ban Biên Tập qua địa chỉ:
quangduc@quangduc.com , tvquangduc@bigpond.com
VISITOR
103,081,813