President rings in the New Year with a good wish for the world

Taiwan English News
Date: February 5, 2019 
Phillip CharlierPresident, Taiwan President, Tsai Ing-wen

[Picture: Office of the President.]

President Tsai Ing-wen attended the New Year’s eve bell-ringing and blessing ceremony at the Dharma Drum Mountain Fahua Bell Tower yesterday evening, February 4, noting that Dharma Drum Mountain’s theme for this year is “good wishes for the human world.”

President Tsai prayed with the people for the country’s peace and prosperity, and said she would continue to strive for Taiwan’s progress and development.

The Dharma Drum bell ringing ceremony was held at the Fuhua Bell Tower where a large bell was struck 108 times between 8:00pm yesterday, Lunar New Year’s Eve, and 10:40am today, the first day of the lunar new year.

The Dharma Drum Mountain theme, “A Good Wish for the World,” was an exhortation of DDM founder, the late Master Sheng Yen. DDM invited the public to make a wish, do a good deed, and together bring good fortune to the world.    [FULL  STORY]

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