An inauguration ceremony of Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen monastery was held on May by the Executive Committee of the Can Tho City Buddhist Sangha.
|Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen monastery’s entrance gate|
The construction with Buddhism architecture of the Ly-Tran Dynasties costs nearly VND 145 billion (US$6.9 million), covering an area of four hectares in Phong Dien District’s My Khanh Commune.
The Zen monastery is designed a grand hall, a conference-hall with a capacity of 500 Buddhists, a 9-storey tower, a library, a guest-house, a health room and other items.
Present Truong Tan Sang and Former Secretary- General of Communist Party of Vietnam Le Kha Phieu attended the event.