Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery is one of the largest Buddhist works in the Southwest region. The monastery was started in July 2013 and officially inaugurated on May 17, 2014 in Phong Dien district, Can Tho city.
Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery
Address: DT923, Mỹ Khánh, Phong Điền, Cần Thơ
The monastery is located on a large area, total area up to 38,016 square meters. The campus has a harmonious song between the power houses and the green gardens.
The high gate is wide and wide, built in an attic with curved roofs made of red tiles. In the middle of the three mandalas attached a diaphragm with the name of the monastery in the national language on both sides, two majestic generals stood guard. They are the Da Vi Phap Dharma and Dai Si Dai Si represent good and evil. Passing through the gate is a bright red brick yard, on the right side of each side there is a small building with 2 floors and 8 roofs located in the middle of the lotus pond. From the main road to go upstairs, you have to go up a small bridge and build a circular trail around the pond.
Walk into the courtyard and look up at the majestic palace in a peaceful and peaceful space. The main hall is located in the middle of the campus of the Zen temple with 2 floors of 8 roofs. The temple roof is a typical architectural model that simulates agricultural life of Vietnamese people. The roof of the pagoda is curved in the shape of a bow facing the wind and waves, from narrowing down from above, spreading the bottom to create a solid position called “upper autumn summer challenge”.
Along with more than 58 large and small Buddhist establishments across the country belonging to the Truc Lam Zen monastery, Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery is an orthodox representative in the Southwest . There is profound meaning that unites the Buddhist community everywhere.
Visiting Truc Lam Phuong Nam monastery is to return to the space of tranquility, the soul is cleansed of all the dust of the world. Here you will learn about the simplest living philosophies from the Buddha but very deeply. Entering the monastery feels like stepping into another world, where all the hustle and bustle does not exist, only pure hearts towards the door of Buddha.
Along the two corridors also display a lot of marble statues, each statue as a special array of artistic architecture.
From the corridor to the inside of the temples, you will be overwhelmed by the giant impressive masses. The bronze statue of Sakyamuni Buddha weighs up to 3.5 tons, going around behind you to admire the equally magnificent statues such as: The statue of Dat Su To, the statues of Truc Lam Tam To ( Buddha Tran Nhan Tong, Zen master Huyen Quang, Zen master Phap Loa).
The statues are made from the hands of famous artisans in the profession, each statue exudes its own charisma. Admire the masterpieces that viewers could not help admiring the talented hands of the artisans. Looking at that, we can feel the meticulousness, meticulous to every detail sketching out the soul of each Buddha.
The green space in the monastery occupies more than half of the campus area, so the air is very fresh and airy. Visiting in the monastery, you will feel relaxed and relaxed with nature.
Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery was born very well received and supported by the local people. The people of the South have one more great place to practice their cultural and spiritual activities.
Although Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery has just been established, there are many unique architectural works worth a visit to admire the scenery. Every month on the first day of the lunar month, the local people prepare their offerings to the Buddha for peace, health, and favorable business. Especially many people who come here mostly want to be immersed in the pure space to feel the purity.
When traveling to the beautiful city of Can Tho, you can combine to visit this famous spiritual place. Wish you and your loved ones happy and meaningful spiritual tours.