Vietnamese in India celebrate Buddha’s birthday

The Vietnamese community in the India gathered at Ladakh-BudVihar Pagoda in New Delhi on June 1 to mark Lord Buddha’s 2559th birthday.

Attending the event, Most Venerable Thich Hanh Chanh, head of the Vietnamese Buddhist representative board read a message by Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha to all Vietnamese Buddhist monks, nuns and followers both at home and abroad. 

Participants then performed the ritual of bathing the Buddha statue and prayed for peace and happiness.