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Senior Venerable Thích Nhật Từ receives award of Abhidhamma and Philosophy from Sri Lanka

Centre for Preservation of Heritage of Religious Culture honors outstanding Buddhist pagodas and dignitaries in medical activities

UNHRC adopts Viet Nam's resolution on climate change and human rights

Freedom of belief and religion in Vietnam should be objectively assessed

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Famous pagoda without roof in Ho Chi Minh City

Ky Quan II Pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City’s Go Vap District is famous for its unique architecture that has no roof, door, wall or pillar at all.

Lam Kinh, a historical site of legends

The Lam Kinh area in Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa, is a special national relic that has kept mysterious tales about the most flourishing feudal reign in Vietnam’s history.

Unique architect of famous Buddhist pagodas in Laos

Buddhism came to Laos very early and famous Buddhist pagodas in the country currently preserve unique architectural characteristics.

Performing rituals of Whale worshipping ceremony in Nha Trang

Within the framework of Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2019, Khanh Hoa Center of Culture and Cinema on May 12 performed the rituals of Whale worshipping ceremony. 300 fishermen of the districts of Vinh Truong and Vinh Nguyen (Nha Trang) took part in the event.

UN Day of Vesak 2019 before opening

The 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 on May 12 at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district of northern Ha Nam province is about to take place. Here’re images of the UN Vesak taken just before its opening ceremony.

Buddhists nationwide celebrate Buddha's Birthday & welcome UN Day of Vesak 2019

The United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak 2019 is scheduled to take place in Tam Chuc pagoda, Kim Bang district, in the Northern province of Ha Nam from May 12-14 with the main theme of “Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies”.

Thousands in attendance as crowds flock to Trang An festival 2019

Thousands of visitors and pilgrims flocked to the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh to attend the Trang An festival 2019, which opened on April 21.

Hung Kings Temple Festival 2019 opens in Phu Tho

A festival to commemorate the death anniversary of the Hung Kings attracted thousands of local people and visitors after taking place in Hung Vuong Square, Viet Tri city, the northern province of Phu Tho on April 12.

Quang Ninh festival commemorates Bach Dang victory

The 2019 Bach Dang festival officially opened in the town of Quang Yen in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 11, attracting a large number of visitors from across the country.

Lao students in Thanh Hoa celebrate Bumpimay Festival

Overseas students of Laos in Thanh Hoa city celebrated on April 6 the Bumpimay festival - the traditional New Year festival of Lao people in Hong Duc university.

Quan The Am festival in Da Nang city

The Quan The Am (the Goddess of Mercy) festival kicked off at Ngu Hanh Son (the Marble Mountain) in the central coastal city of Da Nang on March 24 (the 19th day of the second lunar month).

Quet Lau ritual in Lau Then ceremony of Tay ethnic group in Lang Son province

Lau Then ceremony (a traditional ceremony of Tay ethnic group) consists of Quet Lau (sweeping bad karma) for lessening or nullifying impacts of past negative karma or bad luck. During the ceremony, in addition to cakes, fruits, participants also bring food bags (rice and paddy) and clothes which are wearing to perform Quet Lau ritual.

Hanoi ‘goes green’ on St. Patrick’s Day 2019

The St. Patrick’s Day held on March 17 every year to commemorate Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland, who used the shamrock leaf to ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. The celebration has been taken place in numerous nations in the world, including Vietnam.

Xa Tac worship ritual re-enacted in Hue Citadel

Le Te Xa Tac (or Xa Tac Worship Ceremony) was held in Thua Thien Hue Province on March 13 to pray for for peace and good harvest.

Thousands of people in Nghe An gather for Buddhist peace prayers

Buddhist followers and local people joint a grand ceremony to pray for peace and happiness held in Vien Quang pagoda located in Nam Dan district, Nghe An province on February 17.

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