Tay Phuong Pagoda Festival

Time: The 6th day of the third lunar month.
Place: Thach Xa Commune, Thach That District, Ha Noi.
Objects of worship: Buddha, Arhat.
Characteristics: Going on a pilgrimage, reciting the Buddhist scriptures.

On the main festival day, villagers get sacred water for moc duc ceremony (washing statues) and worshipping. The festival involves the incense offering, food offering, praying the Buddha for blessings. The pilgrimages come to the festival to enjoy the landscape, the architecture of the pagoda and the wooden statues of the 18 arhats as well as take part in traditional games such as puppet-play, tug-of-war, cock fighting, human chess, wrestling... at the foot of the hill.


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