Religious committee in An Giang extends congratulations on Ta Lon Gratitude Buddhism’s founding anniversary
A delegation from the Committee for Religious Affairs in An Giang led by Vice Chairman Lê Quang Tấn on August 12 visited and congratulated the management board of Long An temple on the 107th founding anniversary of Hieu Nghia Ta Lon (Ta Lon Gratitude Buddhism) (15th day of the seventh lunar month, 1915 - 15th day of the seventh lunar month, 2022).
During the visit, Vice Chairman Lê Quang Tấn also extended congratulations to Ta Lon Hieu Nghia Buddhist sect on the successful organization of its first congress. He expressed hope that the management board of the Buddhist sect would encourage followers to practice the religion according to the sect’s Charter and State laws and proactively join local movements launched for socio-economic development in the province.
Hieu Nghia Ta Lon Buddhism is founded by Master Nguyễn Ngọc An in 1915 in the country’s Southwestern province of Kien Giang and currently has about 6,500 members in four provinces and cities of An Giang, Dong Thap, Kien Giang and Can Tho and eight worshipping places. Hieu Nghia Ta Lon Buddhism in An Giang province has over 170 followers with one worshipping place.
Long An temple in My Quy ward, Long Xuyen city
Hieu Nghia Ta Lon Buddhist sect was granted the certificate of registration for operation by the Government Committee for Religious Affairs in 2016 and its headquarters is based in An Binh Temple located in Kien Giang province’s Kien Luong town.