Heart Sutra Recitation and Writing Contest at Than Hsiang Chan Yuan

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Chinese Report by Jing Xing, Photos by Cheng Why / English Translation by Miyun

On May 6th, a Heart Sutra Recitation and Writing Contest was held the first time by the Sunday Buddhist School at Than Hsiang Chan Yuan.

The Sunday Buddhist School was set up in 2007. The aim was to strengthen participators’ memory of the Heart Sutra in the hope that they would benefit from the basic understanding of the teaching of non attachment which would be conducive to developing a peaceful and cheerful outlook on life.The contestants was were divided into three groups. The contest was carried out in recitation, copying and writing from memory in accordance with the elementary group, the intermediate group and the advanced group respectively.