The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) should contribute to strengthening the national unity and making Vietnam a greater nation in the coming time, said Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on January 16.
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.
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.
A pagoda of Vietnamese people in Most city of Ustecky region, the Czech Republic, was inaugurated on January 5, becoming the community’s first spiritual cultural centre officially recognised by local authorities.
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).
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.
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.
Vegetarianism is widely applied by a large number of religious people, especially Buddhist followers. Nowadays, not only as a religious belief, vegetarianism has become a choice as a healthy way of eating.
Buddhist dignitaries and followers in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho are determined to promote their unity to work for the thriving of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the stronger national unity bloc.
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).
Deputy head of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands region H’Ngam Nie Kdam offered her greetings to Buddhist dignitaries and followers in the region on the occasion of Buddha’s 2560th birthday.
Great interest has been expressed by Buddhists and archeologists, as a 2,000-year-old Buddhist book of palms is put on display in an exhibition in Hue.
(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.
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.
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.
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.