Le Thanh Tao was too afraid in the past to talk with foreigners though he has been learning English at school for years.
(VOV) - Buu Long pagoda, with its famous Gotama Cetiya, is known as an ideal place for sightseeing, photographing and relaxation.
Police in Hanoi have suggested the local People’s Procuracy prosecuted two women for alleged child trafficking that investigations have showed took place at a pagoda.
Around Hanoi’s most famous lake, Ho Tay (West Lake), are more than 20 temples and pagodas ranked as national relic sites for their unique cultural and architectural values such as Tran Quoc, Kim Lien, Pho Linh, Tao Sach and Van Nien.
Tens of thousands of people gathered at and around Phuc Khanh Pagoda in Hanoi last night (March 4) in the annual prayer for peace, undaunted by cold, wet weather, traffic jams and dense crowds at key spots.
Thousands of visitors flocked to the Phat Tich pagoda in the northern province of Bac Ninh for its annual peony festival, held on February 22 (the fourth day of the first lunar month).
A performance troupe from Thailand will take part in the Quan The Am (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) Festival on Son Tra peninsula, central Danang city, on April 5-7, according to the organising board.
State President Truong Tan Sang attended an inaugural ceremony for the Phat Tich Truc Lam Ban Gioc pagoda in Dam Thuy commune, the northern border province of Cao Bang, on December 15.
(VOV) - Despite living far from home, Vietnamese nationals residing in France go to a pagoda on the outskirts of Paris on New Year’s Day to pray for good luck, happiness and prosperity.
(VOV) - The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has dispatched six delegations to 18 Buddhist pagodas, offering gifts to ethnic Khmer worshippers on their Sen Dolta Festival over September 25–28.
(VOV) - It is said that worshiping around the year is not as important as at the time of Vu Lan festival celebration, which falls on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month.
(VOV) The Kim Bong carpentry village is a popular site in the ancient town of Hoi An.
Students of the Khmer ethnic group in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long have spent their two-month summer holidays in pagodas learning the Khmer language, which is at risk of disappearing.
Construction started on two new pagodas on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa on April 22-23, increasing the number of pagodas on the islands to five.
A ceremony to mark the 2,556th birthday of Lord Buddha was held at Ly Trieu Quoc Su Pagoda in Hanoi on May 2.
With its natural treasures of waterfalls, lakes and mountains, Thien Son-Suoi Nga tourism area has become a favourite weekend retreat for both local and foreign visitors.
An exhibition of paintings by four Thai artists opened in Bangkok on February 12, featuring both old and new Vietnamese architectural styles.
Eighty-two poets from Vietnam and abroad are gathering for the first Asia Pacific Poetry Festival in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.