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Pagodas reopen, but no foreign admissions

Pagodas reopen, but no foreign admissions

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.

Photo exhibition features Vietnamese pagodas

Photo exhibition features Vietnamese pagodas

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.

Lunar New Year visit to pagodas embraces Vietnam’s Tet tradition

Lunar New Year visit to pagodas embraces Vietnam’s Tet tradition

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.

Religious tours in demand

Religious tours in demand

Travel companies are busy with rising demand for religious tours during springtime.

Hanoi: Vu Lan event pays tribute to ancestors, fallen soldiers

Hanoi: Vu Lan event pays tribute to ancestors, fallen soldiers

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.

Vietnam's stunning pagodas lure visitors

Vietnam's stunning pagodas lure visitors

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.

Pagodas overflowing on first days of New Year

Pagodas overflowing on first days of New Year

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.

New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

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.

Hanoi’s pagodas, spiritual treat to visitors

Hanoi’s pagodas, spiritual treat to visitors

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.

‘Colours of a Spring Garden’ festival ready to roll

‘Colours of a Spring Garden’ festival ready to roll

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.