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Vesak 2019 draws international media attention

Vesak 2019 draws international media attention

The 16th United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak, which concluded at the Tam Chuc Buddhist Cultural Centre in Kim Bang district, the northern province of Ha Nam, was an important religious event that drew great attention from international media.

Vietnamese Buddhists send aid to Mozambique’s storm victims

Vietnamese Buddhists send aid to Mozambique’s storm victims

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee, the Vietnam Buddhist Association (VBA) and the Vietnamese community in Mozambique have sent 20 tonnes of food to victims of Tropical Storm Idai that ravaged the African country’s central region in mid-March.

VFF President visits Buddhists in Soc Trang, Dong Nai provinces

VFF President visits Buddhists in Soc Trang, Dong Nai provinces

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has congratulated Buddhists in the southern provinces of Soc Trang and Dong Nai on Lord Buddha’s 2,562nd birth anniversary (15th day of the fourth lunar month, or May 29 this year).

Buddhists in HCM City congratulated on Lord Buddha’s birthday

Buddhists in HCM City congratulated on Lord Buddha’s birthday

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, on behalf of the Party and State leaders, visited and extended congratulations to some Buddhist establishments in Ho Chi Minh City on May 27 ahead of Lord Buddha’s 2562nd birthday.

Con Son-Kiep Bac - A model of conservation

Con Son-Kiep Bac - A model of conservation

The beauty and serenity evoked in this line from 15th-century poet Nguyen Trai’s Con Son Ca (Con Son Ballad) still come to mind when visiting the Con Son-Kiep Bac Complex today.

Buddhists, youths join hand to help the poor

Buddhists, youths join hand to help the poor

Hundreds of Buddhists and youngsters from Hanoi will participate in a programme to make Chung or square sticky rice cakes for disadvantaged people to enjoy the Lunar New Year (Tet).

VFF President calls on Buddhists to look towards East Sea

VFF President calls on Buddhists to look towards East Sea

(VOV) - Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee President Nguyen Thien Nhan has sent a letter to the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha (VBS) on Lord Buddha’s 2558th birthday, calling on Buddhists nationwide to turn their heart towards the East Sea.

Buddhists acknowledge Hanoi’s millennial birth

The Thang Long Citadel, which has witnessed Hanoi’s 1,000 year history, will host a series of Buddhist celebrations from July 27 to August 2 to acknowledge the capital city’s millennial anniversary.

Buddhists praised for charity work

Buddhists praised for charity work

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong said on July 15 that he highly valued the contributions made by dignitaries, clergymen and followers of the Minh Su and Minh Ly sects during the wars of resistance against foreign aggressors and during the period of national reconstruction.

Buddhists discuss Dharma propagation

More than 500 Buddhist monks and nuns and nearly 1,000 followers from 53 provinces and cities gathered in Phap Lam pagoda in Da Nang city on April 14 to study and discuss the propagation of Buddhism.