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Hanoi leader welcomes delegation of LDS Church

53 Southeast Asian monks go on a pilgrimage to five countries, calling for peace and mutual-respect

Vietnam Youth Union in Tien Giang holds exchange meeting with Catholic youth

Training on climate change adaption held for Buddhist monks, nuns in Hue

Religious training for soldiers in Kien Giang

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Religious art exchange marks 63rd anniversary of state governance on religion

An art program by religious groups and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) was held on August 2nd on occasion of 63rd founding anniversary of the state governance on religion (August 2nd).

6 beautiful Buddhist temples that you won’t believe exist

While Buddhism is not the most popular religion among Russia’s many ethnic groups, there are an estimated 1 million followers and more than 200 Buddhist organizations in the country. (links in Russian)

Tieu pagoda in Bac Ninh

Tieu pagoda in Tieu Son mountain was located in Truong Giang commune, Bac Ninh province’s Tu Son district. The pagoda has stunning views over vast fields and villages.

Decoration for Idul Fitri in Indonesia

The Idul Fitri is an important  religious holiday celebrated by Muslims in Indonesia that marks the end of Ramadan and falls on June 15 this year.

Pilgrimage to Our Lady of La Vang Centre by Catholics in Dong Nai

The annual pilgrimage to the Our Lady of La Vang Pilgrimage Centre of Catholics from Xuan Loc Diocese’s parishes in Dong Nai province’s Thong Nhat district was organized on Jun 7-9.

Inside Saigon’s sacred 80-year-old Mosque

Jamia Al-Musulman was built in 1935 as a place of worship for Muslims in Saigon.

Buddha's Birthday celebration in Great Stupa Mandala Tay Thien

In Great Stupa Mandala Tay Thien in Vinh Phuc province, a grand ceremony to celebrate the 2562nd Buddha’s Birthday was held on May 27.

Mud festival in Van village

The Mud festival (known asVat Cau Nuoc) is a unique festivalcelebrated by locals in Van village, Bac Giang province’s Viet Yen district in Vietnam.

Lotus lanterns light up for Buddha’s Birthday in Ho Chi Minh city

Seven giant lotus lanterns were positioned in the middle of Nhieu Loc canal in Ho Chi Minh city by Quan Am pagoda on May 22 to celebrate the 2562nd Buddha’s Birthday.

Hue ancient capital lightened up for Vesak festival

Hue city, known as one of major Buddhism centers in Vietnam, has become more brilliant and attractive during days of the 2562nd Buddha’s Birthday-Vesak festival with streets decorated by Buddhist flag and colorful lanterns.

Nam Thien Nhat Tru - One Pillar Pagoda in Saigon

The Southern One Pillar pagoda was modeled on Hanoi’s one–pillar pagoda. Its structure is similar but not identical. It was built in 1958 by the monk Thich Tri Dung.

Ancient beauty of King Dinh temple in old capital of Hoa Lu

The temple of King Đinh Tiên Hoàng is an important relic of the heritage complex of Hoa Lu ancient capital in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district of Ninh Binh province.

Alms giving ceremony in Laos

Every dawn, silent lines of saffron-clad Lao monks walk down the streets, to collect alms and opening their new day. They are barefoot for walking single file, oldest first, carrying their alms bowls in front of them.

Photos of working visit by Government Religious Committee delegation in Laos

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Chiến Thắng led a delegation to visit Vientiane and Xieng Khouang province on occasion of his working visit to Laos from April 5-9.

Admire beauty of Van Son Temple

Being located halfway up the Mot Mountain, Van Son (or Nui Mot) temple is a cultural and historical relic of Con Dao district, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.

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