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Ba Chua Kho Temple Festival

February 20, 2015          1983 views
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(Cinet)- Ba Chua Kho Temple Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the northern region.The festival includes incense offering ceremony, custom of borrowing money from her (only symbolizing) to pray for property and good luck.
The event is held on the 14th day of the first lunar month in Co Me Village, Vu Ninh Commune, Bac Ninh Province to worship Ba Chua Kho (The Queen of Stock) and four gods: Thien phu, Dia phu, Thuy phu, and Nhac phu.
The festival includes incense offering ceremony, custom of borrowing money from her (only symbolizing) to pray for property and good luck.
According to the legend, Ba Chua Kho is a woman of faith, taking paint, hard-working, after getting married to Ly king, she asked the King for arriving to Vu Ninh region (Vu Ninh Ward, Bac Ninh City nowadays), gather the people to set up the village, cultivate the wild field, hold the production in 72 farms. She also held the taking care of food stocks, good storage of food for military during and after the win tof Tong invader in Nhu Nguyet River  in 1076. In 1075, Tong dynasty invaded Vietnam, Ba Chua Kho was heroic passed away at the Nhu Nguyet river front. This is a decisive and ultimately battle in the war against the Tong Dynasty (1075-1077). To be appreciated for patriotism of her, the king had awarded her as “Phúc Thần”, Co Me people show their gratefulness and set up the temple at the position of the food store in the past.

Ba Chua Kho Temple Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the northern region. The event is held on the 14th day of the first lunar month in Co Me Village, Vu Ninh Commune, Bac Ninh Province to worship Ba Chua Kho (The Queen of Stock) and four gods: Thien phu, Dia phu, Thuy phu, and Nhac phu.
Since then, during the year, visitors from many areas of the country come here for worship, especially on the date of festival for pray for talent, bud and borrow money from her for a year of doing business.
 
 
 
 
 

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(Cinet)- Bac Ninh is known as a province located in the Red River Delta as well as situated to the Northern mainpoint economic area. In terms of  land area, the province is smallest of all Vietnamese provinces , in contrast, Bac Ninh is rich in culture with plentiful of forms of art and fork festivals. 

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