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District authorities of Krong Pa district meet with key religious followers

Religious group in Dien Bien promotes public order and security

Meeting on celebration of VBS’s 40th founding anniversary in Da Nang city

Religious affairs training for local officials held in Thai Nguyen

VFF in Thanh Hoa hands over charity houses to Catholics in Yen Khanh parish

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Bangladesh Ambassador meets Vietnam Buddhist Sangha leader

Bangladeshis Ambassador to Vietnam Suprapid Chakma visited the Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on November 26 on occasion of concluding his five-year mission in Vietnam.

Second Exhibition of Persian Carpets opened in Vietnam

Persian carpets were showcased at the second exhibition opened on November 21 at Hanoi’s Melia Hotel.

Exploring Iranian culture through Persian carpets

More than 200 delicate Persian handicraft carpets will be introduced to the Vietnamese public during a three-day exhibition at Hanoi’s Melia Hotel, November 21-23, as announced by the Iranian Embassy in Vietnam on November 14. 

Vietnam Buddhist Association in UK organizes Dharma preaching

The Vietnam Buddhist Association in UK held its first Dharma preaching on November 9th, 2014.

US Consulate delegation visits Caodai Tay Ninh Church

The US Consulate delegation, headed by Consul General Rena Bitter, visited the Caodai Tay Ninh Church on November 14, 2014.

India PM’s look at “Buddhist Diplomacy”

A definite shift in India’s Look East Policy is underway with added emphasis on Buddhist diplomacy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to market the Buddha card to the countries in the region as India is the place of origin of Dhamma and Sangha. He indicated such a change in emphasis by his first official visit abroad to a neighbouring Buddhist country Asia, Bhutan, and then to Nepal, where Buddha was born. His first official visit outside South Asia was to another Buddhist country, Japan.

Religious cooperation activities boosted during Vietnamese Prime Minister's visit to India

During a State visit to India from October 27-28, 2014 by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the two Prime Ministers witnessed the signing of several cooperation agreements.

Hungary: Vietnam Buddhist Association holds ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Tue Giac pagoda

On October 23rd, in Budapest – Hungary, the Vietnam Buddhist Association in Hungary and Vietnamese community held a ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Tue Giac pagoda - Vietnamese Cultural Center in Budapest.

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng visits Bodh Gaya

During a State visit to India, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng visited Bodh Gaya, the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. 

Bac Ninh province: Japanese Buddhism delegation visits Phat Tich pagoda

On October 22nd, 2014, a delegation from Japanese Buddhism led by Most Venerable Sagawa Fumon visited Phat Tich pagoda.

The Swiss Fribourg choir visits and performs at My Tho Diocese

Fribourg was established in 1952 by composer Pierre Kaelin, who was well known for hundreds of mountaining folk songs featuring the culture of people living in the Alps.

Caodai Tay Ninh Church delegation attends anniversary of Taoyuan Singapore

At the invitation to attend the 78th Anniversary of Shih-chieh Hung-wan-tzu Hui (one of Way of Former Heaven Sects) by Taoyuan Singapore, 11 - member delegation of the Caodai Tay Ninh Church led by Cardinal Thượng Tám Thanh, Head of the Executive Council arrived in Singapore on October 11th, 2014

Hanoi: Vietnam Buddhist Sangha receives film crew of ‘The Buddha’s Life’

On October 10th, at the central office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), 73 Quan Su street, Hanoi, Most Venerable Thích Thanh Nhiễu, Vice Chairman of the Central VBS Executive Council received a film crew of “The Buddha’s Life’. The film crew included Thai Princess Rajadarasri Jayankura, film producer Navin Gooneratne and actor Gagan Malik who played as Prince Siddhārtha in the movie.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha receives delegation from Office of International Religious Freedom – US Department of State

On October 8th, 2014, a delegation from the Office of International Religious Freedom – US Department of State led by Mrs. Katherine Lawson visited the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) at Quan Su pagoda (Hanoi city).

Vietnamese Buddhist Association established in Japan

On October 5th, 2014, Most Venerable Thích Thiện Pháp, Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Council presented the recognizing certificate of the Vietnamese Buddhist Association in Japan to Nun Thích Tâm Trí, Head of the association and 19 members.

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