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Tying the Buddhist knot

Tying the Buddhist knot

More and more young Vietnamese couples are getting married in Buddhist pagodas and monasteries around the country.

Deputy PM receives Buddhist, Catholic dignitaries

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.

HCM City Buddhists pray for peace in East Sea

HCM City Buddhists pray for peace in East Sea

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.

Hoa Hao Buddhists convene fourth congress

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.

UN Day of Vesak ends in success

UN Day of Vesak ends in success

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.

UN Vesak Day opens in Ninh Binh

UN Vesak Day opens in Ninh Binh

(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.

Buddhist sutra books on display in Hue

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.

Vietnamese antiques to be displayed in New York

Vietnamese antiques to be displayed in New York

(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.

Khmer groups congratulated on New Year festival

Khmer groups congratulated on New Year festival

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.

Buddhist artifacts exhibited in Danang

Buddhist artifacts exhibited in Danang

(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.

New art unfolds at Kirigami show

New art unfolds at Kirigami show

The Kirigami art of Japan is being introduced to Vietnamese people at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchanges in the capital of Hanoi.

Senior Buddhist dignitary passes away

Senior Buddhist dignitary passes away

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.

Vietnamese hold requiem for Japanese quake victims

Vietnamese hold requiem for Japanese quake victims

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.