VietNamNet Bridge – Going to Buddhist temples to wish for peace and prosperity in the early lunar new year has been traditional custom in Vietnam. This custom was once eroded somewhat. In recent years, it has strongly recovered, especially among the young people.
Hanoi’s youngsters flock to temples in the early year to pray for peace and luck.
Under the provisions of the Management Board of temple, each pilgrim
can only burn 3 incense sticks.
At the Ha temple in Cau Giay district.
The temple is known to be a sacred place for praying for love so many
young women come here to burn incense.
At the Quan Su Pagoda, young people account for a fairly high proportion.
The center front of the Quan Su Pagoda.
Modern girls still go to ancient temples to wish for luck.
At Phu Tay Ho, Hanoi.
Many young boys also burn incense and pray.
Some people think that holding money between two hands when
praying will help their praying to be more efficient.
After praying, they place some money on the altar.
Children also have their own wishes.
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