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Vietnam Buddhist Sangha suggests virtual Vu Lan gatherings

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha suggests virtual Vu Lan gatherings

The Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has requested VBS provincial and municipal executive boards, training establishments, and places of worship to organise Vu Lan Festival 2020 in the virtual form amid the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19.

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.

Vietnam Buddhist Academy marks 35th founding anniversary

Vietnam Buddhist Academy marks 35th founding anniversary

The Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Ho Chi Minh City marked its 35th founding anniversary with a ceremony on December 8 with the attendance of many local officials, dignitaries of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the Great Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia Tep Vong.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha presents rice to Mozambique

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha presents rice to Mozambique

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee recently handed over 100 tonnes of rice to Mozambique in Maputo to aid people affected by tropical storms in the country’s central region.

HCM City music festival celebrates UN Day of Vesak 2019

HCM City music festival celebrates UN Day of Vesak 2019

The Culture Department of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) -Ho Chi Minh City chapter held a grand music festival on the night of May 16 to celebrate the United Nations Day of Vesak 2019 and Buddha’s 2563rd birth anniversary.

Top legislator visits 103-year-old Buddhist patriarch

Top legislator visits 103-year-old Buddhist patriarch

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue at Hanoi’s Vien Minh pagoda on May 15 on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2,563rd birthday.