海外諸山大德朝禮多巴湖法禪淨寺及馬達山南泉禪寺
Overseas Sangha Masters paid homage to Vihara Dharma Batama Prapat Lake Toba
& Vihara Mahavira Madivana Graha Brastagi

(本山訊)
Mahakaruna News:

2022年11月14日上午,凡多位法師及信衆前往蘇北文明世界的多巴湖並到法禪淨寺參拜。

本山住持陪同,禮請各國長老拈香。由南傳僧伽贊頌巴利文,北傳僧伽佛前大供。

隨後參觀各殿堂以及山上培植的果園;有種植榴蓮樹、芒果、山竹以及在種植台灣包種茶和高原咖啡。

On the morning of November 14, 2022, number of Sangha masters and devotees went to the famous Lake Toba in northern Sumatra and paid homage to Vihara Dharma Batama Prapat.

All Sangha masters from all over the world were invited to Offer Incense to Lord Buddha.

The Theravada Sangha chant the Pali text, and Mahayana Sangha chant the puja offering.

Thereafter the groups visited the Dharma halls and the orchards on the mountain; there are durian trees, mangoes, mangosteens, and Taiwan “Pouchong tea” and highland coffee are planted.

隨後,我們到信徒所開的餐館準備素食午餐。

飯後,乘船游覽多巴湖一小部分的風景,随后離開多巴湖。

從湖邊觀賞美麗的億年火山爆發形成的淡水湖。

湖内超過十倍新加坡國土,湖中有個六倍新加坡大的沙摩西島。

At noon, the Venerable abbot led the group to the vegetarian restaurant owned by the devotees for lunch.

After lunch, the group took a boat to tour Lake Toba.

View the beautiful million year’s freshwater lake that was formed by the volcanic eruption.

The lake is more than ten times the land of Singapore, and there is a Samosir Island six times the size of Singapore.

游览后乘車直往馬達山南泉禪寺朝拜。

馬達山寺院在1450米的高海拔,後山有熱泉水。

朝南從西方向可以看到馬達山最高的活火山:錫納朋火山。

晚上,部分信徒留下在馬達山,居住在南泉禪寺朝山會館。

After Lake Toba, drive straight to Brastagi to make a pilgrimage to Vihara Mahavira Madivana Graha.

The Vihara Mahavira Madivana Brastagi is at a high altitude of 1450 meters, and there is hot spring water at the back of the mountain.

Facing south and west, you can see the highest active volcano in Mount Brastagi: Mount Sinabung.

In the evening, some devotees stayed at the Temple Pilgrims Lodge Vihara Mahavira Madivana.

第二天上午,在佛教聖城内,部分法師為四位小沙彌圓頂。

舉行圓頂傳授沙彌戒後,部分法師乘機離開棉蘭。

參加這次聖城開山紀念日一系列的活動都種下了殊勝的功德,菩提種子。

The next morning, there are Sangha novices’ ordination ceremony in the holy city, Mahakaruna Buddhist Center.

After holding the sāmaṇera precepts, some of the Venerables left Medan earlier.

Devotees participated in a series of activities on the founding anniversary of the holy city cultivated extraordinary merit and virtue, abs planted the seeds of Bodhi.