VOV.VN - The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has permitted pagodas and other places of worship to resume normal operation, but only accept local Buddhist followers in the first instance.
A photo exhibition featuring Vietnamese pagodas around the globe has opened at Tam Chuc Pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam on the occasion of the 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese people often go on a pilgrimage at the beginning of each Lunar New Year to pray for safety, health, good luck, prosperity, and happiness during the year. Visiting a pagoda in the spring has become a valued custom for Vietnamese people from all walks of life.
Travel companies are busy with rising demand for religious tours during springtime.
The first phase of the construction of the Khmer Theravada Buddhist Academy was inaugurated in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on January 9.
More than 30 pagodas across the nation are featured in a photo book “Vietnam Pagodas” by French photographer and reporter Nicolas Cornet, which was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has sent an official document to its chapters nationwide asking for giving up the practice of burning votive paper offerings at Buddhist worshiping establishments.
VOV.VN - Holy temples and pagodas around the north are popular destinations for those wanting to make a pilgrimage journey to pray for good luck and happiness over the first days of the lunar New Year.
VOV.VN - Many Vietnamese in the US travelled to pagodas over the first few days of the Lunar New Year to offer their prayers for a felicitous year in 2018.
Many Vietnamese expatriates in France have chosen pagodas in Paris suburbs to visit during the very first days of the lunar New Year (Tet), an age-old tradition of Vietnamese people.
An event, entitled “Dao Hieu va Dan Toc” (Filial Piety and Nation), took place at the Hanoi Opera House on August 31 to celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vu Lan, or Ghost Festival, a time for Vietnamese people to show gratitude to their parents and the deceased.
Pagodas can be seen across Vietnam. They not only play an important role in Vietnamese spiritual life, but are also a unique tourism product for the country. Let’s join us for a tour of renowned pagodas in the country.
Visiting pagodas on the first days of the Lunar New Year is a deep-rooted tradition of Vietnamese people. Amidst the Tet atmosphere, let’s join a tour to pagodas in the capital city.
VOV.VN - Temples and Buddhist pagodas in Hanoi are near to overflowing on the first days of the TET holiday as faithful pray for safety, health, good luck, prosperity and happiness during the Year of the Rooster.
A host of events have been arranged in the southern provinces of Soc Trang, Tra Vinh and An Giang to celebrate the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival of the Khmer people.
With over 1,000 years of history, Hanoi has been Vietnam’s centre of Buddhism for centuries.
The first visitor of the New Year is very important to Vietnamese because they he or she is believed to decide the luck of the host for the entire year. Traditionally, the visitor is a member of the family or a good friend.
With over 1,000 years of history, Hanoi has been Vietnam’s centre of Buddhism for centuries. The city has more than 600 temples and pagodas, many of which are not only religious relics but also popular tourist sites.
VOV.VN - Can Tho, renowned for its friendly people, interesting floating markets, beautiful Buddhist pagodas, as well as delicious cuisine will once again hold its annual ‘Sac xuan miet vuon’ (Colours of a Spring Garden) festival to usher in the new year.