(VOV) -The Vietnam Record Organization (VietKings) announced a list of 10 nominations for the first World Buddhist records in Ho Chi Minh City on April 23.
A gigantic Buddhist flag made of flowers in northern Ninh Binh province has broken a world record after being recognised as the largest of its kind.
More and more young Vietnamese couples are getting married in Buddhist pagodas and monasteries around the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received delegations of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee and the Vietnam Catholic Church’s Episcopal Council on the occasion of the lunar New Year in Hanoi on February 13.
The Steering Committee for the Southwest Region and leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long visited a number of local pagodas on September 17 on the occasion of the Sene Dolta Festival, a Khmer holiday to honour ancestors.
More than 1,000 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1 prayed for peace in the East Sea following China’s illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnamese waters.
Delegates from Hoa Hao Buddhist chapters nationwide gathered at An Hoa Pagoda in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on May 22 for the sect’s fourth congress for the 2014-2019 term.
Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces celebrated the 2,558th birthday of Buddha on May 13, with traditional rituals attracting tens of thousands of Buddhists.
The 2014 UN Day of Vesak was successfully wrapped up in the northern province of Ninh Binh with the adoption of a statement highlighting three sustainable development pillars.
(VOV) - More than 3,000 domestic and foreign delegates attended the opening ceremony of the 2014 United Nations Day of Vesak at Bai Dinh Pagoda in Ninh Binh province on May 8.
An exhibition of Buddhist sutra books and other publications opened in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, on May 7, starting a week of celebrations of Buddha’s 2558th birthday.
(VOV) -An international exhibition at a New York museum from April 14-July 27 will feature Southeast Asian sculptural traditions from the Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms, including a variety of Vietnamese antiques.
Top officials of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region on April 7 congratulated and presented gifts to Khmer Buddhist followers in the southern city of Can Tho as their traditional New Year festival, Chol Chnam Thmay.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Buddhist Shangha (VBS) held a prestigious ceremony at Yen Tu relic site in Quang Ninh province on December 1.
(VOV) -More than 150 Buddhist artifacts spanining the 7th to the 20th centuries are currently on display at an exhibition in the central city of Danang.
About 70,000 visitors attended the Quan The Am (Avalokitecvara) Boddhisattva Festival that took place in the central city of Danang from March 28-30.
The Kirigami art of Japan is being introduced to Vietnamese people at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchanges in the capital of Hanoi.
Most Venerable Thich Minh Chau, Deputy Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), passed away at the age of 94 in Ho Chi Minh City on September 1.
A car carrying more than 40 Buddhists plunged into a ravine in Nghe An province on August 23, killing three and injuring tens of passengers.
As many as 100 Japanese and Vietnamese Buddhists attended a requiem at Nisshin Kutsu pagoda in Tokyo on March 11, commemorating the victims of the powerful earthquake and tsunamis a year ago.