Festival of Avalokitesvara in Ngu Hanh Son (Big Five Mountains)


Festival of Avalokitesvara is held annually on lunar day 19-2 in the mountains of Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang city. The festival will take place from 28 to 30-3 (to 17, 18 and 19-2 in lunal) with diverse activities, plentiful to arouse compassion, joy and equanimity towards a Festival civilized nation stature. Together to Danang by looking flight schedule for Da Nang airport can be reached with the fastest here to learn this impressive festival.

Official ceremony via Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara will take place on the lunar 19-2.
Arouse good direction …

Venerable Thich Hue Vinh, Chief Representative Marble Buddhist, abbot Avalokitesvara, a deputy head of the festival, said: Traditionally, the festival of Avalokitesvara – Marble will be held ritual Buddhist colors with the following contents: Welcome ceremony of light, including the torch relay, processions, lion dance, dragon dance to pray for the light path for living beings; Business ceremony, praying for prosperous country, at peace living beings; requiem Mass to pray, worship beings cross type; Mass preach of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva and pray for the people of peace, prosperity, arousing compassion, petal, user friendly association with Dharma Ethnicity, Ethnicity with Dharma.

This is an opportunity for everyone, every gender harmony in festive atmosphere, reflect themselves in the nation’s cultural identity to date a better life.

Expectedly, the procession Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, stone craft and his team recognized Degree historic national level will take place on the lunar 19-2. The procession was carried from the temple of Avalokitesvara into the boat and ran around the Co Co River. This ritual to pray for fellow-beings seafarers, who work on the water are favorable, Peace and Non Nuoc stone carving continue to be maintained and developed …

“Treasures of cultural heritage objects and intangible being of local authorities from central to conservation concerns, to preserve and promote. This is the live evidence, the pride of a historical site – the culture of Danang, “the Venerable Thich Hue Vinh stressed.

Towards a civilized festival

Along with other festivals taking place across the country, the festival of Avalokitesvara – Marble is a sharp annual cultural activities wider community and contribute to preserving and promoting the national cultural identity. On the other hand, this is an opportunity to promote the image depth and tourism products of the city to attract domestic and foreign tourists to Danang, helping to expand exchanges and cooperation in the field of culture , travel…

Mass and the procession dressed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara.
Doan Ngoc Do, Deputy Chairman of Ngu Hanh Son District, Standing Vice Chairman of the festival, said the exclusivity and uniqueness of the festival Avalokitesvara – Marble is the crystallization of the price Buddhist cultural and historical areas – cultural Marble, clear expression of harmony between Dharma and Ethnicity, Ethnicity and Dharma. So Avalokitesvara festival – Marble is an attractive destination not only of tourists cross the water, but also a chance for international visitors to experience and learn the value with bold spirit history – Buddhist culture. Also, guests can enjoy the sophistication, richness of cultural art forms people of Vietnam, admire the exotic beauty that nature has bestowed on the people of Da Nang. It’s scenic Marble Mountains and village of Non Nuoc stone carving tradition – an intangible cultural heritage of peoples is being preserved and handed down and growing.

Like many before the festive season, festive Avalokitesvara – Marble Mountain this year include the ceremony and the festival mix and blend together. Besides the traditional Buddhist rituals, the festival takes place with many activities imbued with cultural identity of ethnic traditions including drum performances, dance and submit reports excellent art program, exhibition photo “Tourism and scenic Marble Mountains,” calligraphy exhibition theme Nguyen Xuan; They sang hut Assembly, the Lantern Festival, the traditional boat racing, chess associations and performed martial arts people … Especially in this year’s festival program, the organizers will exhibition Buddhist statue Tran Nhan Tong. It is considered the statue imperial jade Buddha in Vietnam. Buddha Tran Nhan Tong will be opened right at the official ceremony chickened Germany Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Snake Light 19-2 year quarter.

Besides, in the framework of the festival, will take place the seminar, cultural exchanges between the temple in northern and central; art programs in the closing ceremony with the participation of music stars from Ho Chi Minh City and the presence of the Sangha first came to Japan to attend the festival.

According to Mr. Doan Ngoc Do, so far, every organization has been implemented as planned and prepared to ensure security work – order and fire safety, food safety, security Traffic … In particular, the activity “eat” like selling bird festival releases, booksellers superstition, burning votive … would be corrected towards the construction of cultural festivals, cultural Intelligent.

Also when you have to nail this place apart of the sound festival you also attended other festivals such as Whale Festival, the festival in the village, temple … .. Let’s go ahead and feel offline!

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