Notes of Youth Online On the morning of January 22 (the first day of the Lunar New Year), at Hung Thien Pagoda (Cao Lanh City, Dong Thap Province) many people from inside and outside the province come to pray for peace and harvest early spring.
Here, in addition to picking luck, there are also activities to pray for peace, free meals with a variety of dishes such as dumplings, vegetarian vermicelli, vegetarian rice, tea…
Ms. Nguyen Kim Van (Dong Thap province) shared: “Normally, when I visit the temple with my daughter-in-law and granddaughter, on the 1st, I will visit ten scenes of the temple to pray for peace for my family. Every year the temple is crowded, I visit early. to make offerings and to give up blessings, write a star at the beginning of the year”.
The New Year is also an occasion for many children to receive red envelopes, with the good fortune that grandparents, parents, and mothers send in them. Holding red red envelopes, the children send their immature but sincere wishes to their grandparents.