Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Hau A Lenh visited Most Venerable Thich Bao Nghiem in Ba Da Pagoda, Hanoi on May 24 to extend congratulations on Lord Buddha’s birthday.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has sent the best wishes to Vietnamese Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers both at home and abroad ahead of the 2562nd birth anniversary of Lord Buddha and the annual Buddhist Rains Retreat.
Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and followers and visitors flocked to the Keo Pagoda festival that opened in Vu Thu district in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh on February 19 – the fourth day of the lunar New Year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the recognition of 24 new national treasures, the 6th approval of this kind in 2017.
More than 300 jewelry and ornamental items of Oc Eo culture from the 1st to 7th century are on display at the HCM City Museum of History.
Since Buddhism entered Vietnam from India and China years ago, has mixed with the nation’s traditions and beliefs, while contributing to shaping the nation’s cultural heritage.
VOV.VN - The 11th Buddhist Youth Summer Camp themed "Sentiment toward the southwestern region" took place at Phuong Nam Zen Monastery in Can Tho city on August 4 involving 1,200 Buddhist youths from 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on May 7 visited Buddhist dignitaries in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2561st birthday.
A Buddhist Culture Week began at Pho Quang pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2 to celebrate the 2,561st birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 27 for a delegation of overseas Vietnamese and the Buddhist An Nam Tong sect from Thailand.
VOV.VN - An early spring pilgrimage to the Buddhist sanctuary on Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh province is popular with both Buddhists and tourists.
VOV.VN - To Dinh Giac Lam, Ba Thien Hau and Giac Vien pagodas are over 200 years old, which are closely associated with the formation and development of Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - All throughout Vietnam once can find a multitude of popular pilgrimage temples and Buddhist pagodas for the pious or anyone who is fascinated by the history of religion and beautiful architecture.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai have extended her New Year greetings to Buddhist and Catholic dignitaries and followers.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has more than 53,900 member monks and nuns at present.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Manh Hung on November 8 received US$11,850 donated by Vietnamese expats in Laos to locals in flood-hit central provinces.
A 19-century Buddhist statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva with a thousand hands and a thousand eyes - a treasure of the Me So Pagoda in the northern province of Hung Yen’s Me So Commune, Van Giang District, was stolen on October 1.
VOV.VN - A large number of overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Laos gathered at Phat Tich, a Buddhist temple in Vientiane on September 15 for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
VOV.VN - Thousands of Buddhist followers gathered on August 16 at and around Phuc Khanh Pagoda in the rain to celebrate Vu Lan (Ullambana) Festival.
VOV.VN - The Vu Lan Festival has opened on August 11 with thousands of Buddhist followers flocking to the Kim Son Pagoda Lac Hong to show their appreciation and gratitude for their parents and ancestors.