15/09/2019 09:57 GMT+7 print

Cao Dai followers celebrate festival in Tay Ninh province

Cao Dai followers in the southern province of Tay Ninh celebrated their biggest festival in the year to pray for good weather, national peace, and prosperity on September 13 – the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.

“Hoi Yen Dieu Tri Cung” is a religious banquet for the Great Mother and nine female immortals of the Dieu Tri Palace (Jasper Pond Palace) held annually on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month. Photo: VNA

More than 100,000 visitors and Cao Dai followers flocked to the festival namely “Hoi Yen Dieu Tri Cung”.

Cardinal Thuong Tam Thanh, Head of the Executive Council of the Cao Dai Church in Tay Ninh, thanked the Party and State for paying attention to and creating favourable conditions for Cao Dai followers to practice their belief and live a happy and peaceful life.

He called on Cao Dai followers to strengthen solidarity and actively join poverty reduction programmes and charitable activities as well as build a healthy cultural lifestyle at residential areas and protect the environment.

“Hoi Yen Dieu Tri Cung” is a great religious banquet for the Great Mother and nine female immo immortals of the Dieu Tri Palace (Jasper Pond Palace) held annually on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month.

Cao Dai followers believe the banquet implies a practice that enables them to achieve their goal of liberating themselves from the cycle of birth and death.-VNA/VNP