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Buddhist Tin Staff Presented by Ven. Guangquan for Ven. Fangzhen Enthronement Ceremony at Zhong Putuo Temple

LY-Temple | 2017-12-03 | View: 75
Buddhist tin staff presented to Ven. Fangzhen by Ven. Guangquan

On November 28, 2017, a grand enthronement ceremony (a ceremony to celebrate the promotion of a Buddhist master to the position of the abbot of a temple) for Ven. Fangzhen was held at Zhong Putuo Temple in Dongtou County, Wenzhou City. Among those in attendance were venerable Buddhist masters from China and abroad, as well as dignitaries and Buddhist believers from all walks of life, who gathered together to witness the enthronement of Ven. Fangzhen. 

At the ceremony, the symbolic Buddhist tin staff was presented to Ven. Fangzhen by Ven. Guangquan (the Vice Chairman of The Buddhist Association of Zhejiang and Abbot of Lingyin Temple), and the Dharma utensils presented by other prominent masters. The Chairman of The Buddhist Association of China Ven. Xuecheng was also present at the ceremony to witness in person Ven. Fangzhen’s enthronement to become abbot of Zhong Putuo Temple.
 

Venerable masters at the ceremony
The enthronement ceremony for the new abbot at the front gate of the temple
Dharma assembly proceedings
The position of the temple abbot presented to Ven. Fangzhen by Ven. Daoci
Dharma throne presented to Ven. Fangzhen by Ven. Xuecheng
Ven. Xuecheng delivering a speech
Ven. Guangquan reading the congratulatory letter from The Buddhist Association of China
The enthronement of Ven. Fangzhen
A group photo