A large-scale charity calligraphy and calligraphy sale of “Compassion, Heart-to-heart Love, Xiamen New Year Calligraphy and Painting Charity Tour” kicked off at Nanputuo Temple in Xiamen on the 1st. Photo by Yang Fushan
China News Service, Xiamen, January 1st (Reporter Yang Fushan) At the beginning of the new year, the large-scale charity calligraphy and calligraphy sale of "Compassion and Honesty-Xiamen New Year Calligraphy and Painting Charity Tour" kicked off on the 1st in Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen. The New Year's Calligraphy and Painting Charity Event is the seventh this year. Greeting the New Year in a way of charity and love has become fashionable in Xiamen Weicheng.
Thirteen Dade elders from the Buddhist world in Xiamen led the "New Year's Prayer and Prayer Blessing Ceremony", and provided on-site paintings and calligraphy works for charity sale, and prayed for world peace, prosperity, and happiness for the people of Xiamen. Photo by Yang Fushan
This event with the theme of "Four Loves, Accurate Poverty Alleviation" brought together nearly 10,000 people from all walks of life, including Buddhists, paintings and charities, and tourists from all over the world, to appreciate the mercy of the compassion and convey the power of love.
People rushed to take pictures in front of the calligraphy wall with the word "Fu". Photo by Yang Fushan
Leaders from Xiamen Municipal Party Committee, Municipal People's Congress, Municipal Government, CPPCC and Municipal Charity Federation attended the opening ceremony of the calligraphy and painting charity, and gave condolences and gifts to the needy.
Recently, Xiamen City held a "Love Xiamen" construction mobilization conference, dedicated to mobilizing and bringing together the forces of love. Xiamen Buddhist and Xiamen calligraphy and art circles united social lovers. At the beginning of the new year, they launched a calligraphy and calligraphy charity event, and helped Han Moxiang to build a "love Xiamen".
People watch charity works of calligraphy and painting. Photo by Yang Fushan
The Vice President of the Chinese Buddhist Association and the abbot of Nanputuo Temple said that the Xiamen New Year's calligraphy and calligraphy charity event is an active act of Xiamen Buddhist and calligraphy circles based on traditional culture, practicing charity services, and participating in the national poverty alleviation. It is also a concrete practice to implement the construction of "Love Xiamen".
He said that both the Buddhist culture and the art of calligraphy and painting have a social role in purifying the heart and persuading people to do good. The activity combines the two to create a cross-border charity platform and unite the love and kindness of the whole society to jointly build Xiamen for adults. I want to work for a "Love City" that is good, daring, and happy.
During the condolences, 340 difficult people from the six districts of Xiamen received condolences and condolences.
According to the organizer, this year's event has attracted widespread attention from all walks of life. Elders from the Buddhist circles in Xiamen, the eminent monks, and celebrities and artists in the Xiamen calligraphy and painting circles have responded and presented their own ink treasures. More than 350 paintings and calligraphy works participated in the sale. All proceeds from the charity sale will be used to help the poor.
People in Xiamen who participated in the calligraphy and painting charity activities also told reporters that welcoming the new year with charity and devotion is a happy and auspicious expression, so that each participant feels a strong warmth.
Master Jing Xin, deputy chairman of the Xiamen Buddhist Association, said that by doing calligraphy and calligraphy culture and art to do good deeds, everyone can help the needy families and vulnerable groups in the community, buy a calligraphy and painting, give a love, plant a Futian, and sell charity through calligraphy and painting. The activities played the role of "caring for life, transmitting love", environmental protection and harmonious society.
Statistics show that in the past six years, the event has collected more than 2,300 paintings and calligraphy works for charity sales, raised more than 6 million yuan in charity, and cared for more than 3,100 households in the city and more than 5,000 frontline sanitation workers.
Prior to the opening ceremony of the event, 13 elders in the Buddhist world in Xiamen led the "New Year's Prayer and Prayer Blessing", and opened up on-site paintings and calligraphy works for charity, and jointly prayed for world peace, national prosperity, and Xiamen people. Happy and happy.
In addition to the calligraphy and painting bazaar, senior monks and masters also personally wrote the word "blessing" for the people on the scene, presenting a happy scene of Baifu Chengxiang, so that caring people invited the "blessing" home, entrusting people to a happy life Pursuit and wishes. (Finish)