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Tea Ceremony by Fireside Held to Celebrate Spring Festival

LY-Temple | 2018-02-18 | View: 321

On February 13, 2018, a tea ceremony by the fireside was held by Lingyin Temple. The Sangha and lay Buddhists gathered together to celebrated the Spring Festival.

The officials from the Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee of Zhejiang Province and Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Ethnic and Religious Affairs attended the tea ceremony at invitation. The Abbot of Lingyin Temple Venerable Master Guangquan addressed the ceremony, introducing the origin of the tea ceremony by the fireside and extending his best wishes to all. After Venerable Master Guangquan’s speech, various splendid artistic performances were given by the Buddhist masters and lay Buddhists, including sutra chanting, poem recitation, guqin performance, guzheng performance, etc., celebrating the Spring Festival.

 

Tea ceremony by the fireside
Awards given for individual achievements
Venerable Master Guangquan extending his best wishes to all in his speech