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  • 8/21/2020
Festival of Ba Ngu Hanh Temple Together with the mausoleum of Mr. Nam Hai and the communal house of Thang Tam, the temple of Ba Ngu Hanh forms an architectural complex of relics and festivals gathered at the Thang Tam communal house. Ba Ngu Hanh Temple was founded and built in the year of the Dragon 1832, awarded by King Thieu Tri with the level of four dignitaries Thien Y A Na Dien Ngoc Phi Thuong Dang Than in 1845-1846. King Tu Duc presented the level 2 of Thien YA Na Than Nu Thuong Dang Than and Thuy Long Than Nu Thuong De Thuong De in 1850. The name of the temple was called by the people according to the main object of worship in the temple, which was clearly indicated on the hanging diaphragm. in front of the main entrance: "Ngu Hanh Temple". Many people call the Ngu Hanh Temple the Temple of the Five Elements, while the local fishermen often call it the Ba Temple (the objects of worship in the shrine are all women).

Ms. Ngu Hanh Temple Festival is held every year for three days, from October 16 to October 18, normally from 6 a.m. on October 16, people hold a ceremony to celebrate Ba. The procession includes the ceremony owner, students ceremony, villagers with palanquin, altar decorated with five elements, betel nut, fruit, tea wine, five element flag, gong drum, lion dance ... Bai Sau nghinh Ba returned to Ngu Hanh Temple to worship
The special feature of the ceremony of Ba Ngu Hanh is different from nghinh Ong is the procession of walking on the mainland, not using boats, even when Hon Ba (located about 50 meters from the coast, so people often choose at low tide. just born grandmother). From Hon Ba island, the procession follows Thuy Van street, crosses Chu Trinh street to Hoang Hoa Tham street to Tam Victory communal house. Before the main ceremony, around 11 o'clock to hold Shadow and invite, with the meaning of inviting her to attend the ceremony and dances to offer the gold and silver tray to her.

At 12 noon started the ritual of worshiping the five elements. This is the main ceremony, both offering worship and giving thanks to God. Starting in the ritual, people beat the drum three times (one deed to beat the gong, the other to beat the drum). 8 students ritual and 6 digging to perform traditional rituals. In front of the altar, four women kneel to prepare for sacrifices: including a chief priest, one sacrifice, two sides are filial piety and west filial piety. Followed by 4 men in uniforms, hand-held soldiers. The owner of the ceremony offers a week of incense, three weeks of wine, a week of tea. People prepare a goddess, the celebrant makes offerings and she joins the goddess. Through the great-grandmother, I will convey the necessary tips to the villagers. Finally, the owner of the cultural ceremony (called fiber). Those who attended the ceremony took turns prostrating to her and expressing their wishes and their family, praying for her perseverance and help.
In addition to the organization of the ceremony, often the singing of betrayal: performing the performances of Phan The Ngoc at the radio, the Department of Van rescue, the white apricot, the court of diplomacy, the ceremony of the marshal Duong Kim Hue ... Right in the meeting On the afternoon of the first worshiping day, the noble committee held a great feast and at about 3:00 pm the ancient script was performed. Thang Tam villagers often call it a ritual ceremony. After that, the shadow was free, the gold tray and the silver tray offered to her.

The relics and festivals of Ba Ngu Hanh Temple tend to attract a large number of attendees, not only the residential community of Vung Tau city but also many other residential communities in the province and many visitors to become a Phong good customs of the locality, of the festival. The relic has its own characteristics associated with the history, beliefs and customs of Vung Tau residents as the spiritual fulcrum, place of entertainment, communal exchange and moral transmission.