Updated at 15:15:03 05/16/2019 (Views: 1249)
Phu Quy

Phu Quy’s Bach Ma Thai Giam temple received certificate of artistic cultural heritage

 BTO- Within a series of activities to promote Promote’s culture (from May 15th to May 17th), the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a ceremony on May 16th morning to hand over certificate of ranking Bach Ma Thai Giam temple (Phu An hamlet, Ngu Phung commune). This is the 11th cultural heritages of Phu Quy. Of which, the locality now owns 3 national heritages and 8 provincial heritages.

The temple of Ma Thai Giam located in Phu My village is a folk architectural heritage of the Vietnamese people. The building was built by a group of residents from the Central region of Vietnam when they first settled down in this island in the 18th century.

The temple is place to worship Bach ma Thai Giam (white Horse Eunuch) and predecessors who had contributions to theconstructions of the village and the  temple. It is also place for the locals to pay tribute and pray for favorale weather and peace.  The temple is now keeping a number of heritages, spcimens and precious and valuable Han-Nom documents including 5 royal decrees granted by the Nguyen dynasty.

At the awarding ceremony, Vo Thanh Huy, deputy directot of the Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism urged the People's Committee of Phu Quy district and Ngu Phung commune to uphold and promote the values of the temple, as well as pay attention to educating its tradition to young generations as well as tourists and visitors to the place.

 Translated by My Thien (Source: Binh Thuan Online)