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RELIGIOUS LIFE AND STYLE
200 Buddhists of Vien Quang pagoda in Nghe An participate in blood donation program

Vien Quang pagoda located in Nam Thanh commune of Nghe An province’s Nam Dan district in collaboration with the provincial Center for Hematology and Blood Transfusion held on December 31, 2020 a blood donation program.

“Thunder” celebration of the O Du

The O Du ethnic minority people celebrate a New Year when they hear the first thunder. It signals the New Year as well as time to begin a new crop. Until now the O Du in Nghe An province still uphold their tradition to celebrate the first thunder. 

New Buddhist temple under VBS in My Tho city established

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s executive board in Tien Giang province’s My Tho city held on January 1 a solemn ceremony for formally establishing Pho Chieu pagoda located in the city’s Dao Thanh commune.

Cambur festival to commemorate Ponagar Goddess

The Cambur festival is annually held on the 16th of the ninth Cham month, equivalent between December to January for honoring to Ponagar Deity who considered as Mother Goddess of Cham people.

Catholic church in Dong Thap hands over charity house to poor household

On December 28, Nha Man church of Sa Dec parish under Vinh Long diocese in Tan Nhuan Dong commune, Dong Thap province’s Chau Thanh district handed over a charity house to Mr. Nguyễn Văn Tư, a poor household at Tan Hoa hamlet.

VBS in Bac Ninh visits Catholic diocese on occasion of Christmas

A delegation led by Senior Venerable Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Bac Ninh province Thích Thiện Hạnh paid on December 24 a visit to Bac Ninh Diocese on occasion of Christmas 2020.

Hiep Ninh Caodai parish in Tay Ninh inaugurates new oratory

The management board of Hiep Ninh Parish under Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Hiep Ninh Ward of Tay Ninh City solemnly inaugurated its new oratory at a ceremony held on December 21.

Medical charity program takes place at Tinh Giang parish in Ha Tinh diocese

A delegation from the Caritas of Ha Tinh diocese and over 40 doctors and nurses in Hanoi and Ha Tinh province implemented on December 13 a charity program at Tinh Giang parish in Ha Tinh city for providing health check and medicines to local people regardless of religion.

King-Monk Trần Nhân Tông’s 712th death anniversary held in Ninh Thuan

The Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in Ninh Thuan province held on December 14 a ceremony for commemorating the 712th death anniversary of King-Monk Trần Nhân Tông.

Catholics in Thanh Hoa make practical contributions for local socio-economic development

Thanh Hoa province currently has seven deaneries, 69 parishes, 350 Catholic communities and 179 worshipping establishments, with over 150,000 parishioners residing in 27 provincial districts and city.

Catholic businesses raise fund for poorest people

Catholic businessmen held on November 8 a ceremony to raise fund for the charity program “Spreading Love for the Poorest People” in Ho Chi Minh city.

VBS in Quang Binh’s Quang Ninh district presents gifts to students

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Quang Binh province’s Quang Ninh district in collaboration with the association for study promotion in the district Gia Ninh commune held on Octorber 4 a ceremony for presenting scholarships to students from poor families with excellent school results in the locality.

Custom of worshipping full-moon days in folk culture

The custom of worshipping full-moon days aims to pray for peace and prosperity. On these days, Vietnamese people often offer teas, cakes, fruits and flowers to the Buddha and their ancestor.

New school year of Buddhist College in Ninh Thuan started

The new school year of the Buddhist College under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Ninh Thuan province was formally opened, at the ceremony held on September 15 in Sung An pagoda – Office of the provincial VBS’s executive committee.

Buddhist Sangha in Tien Giang presents 3,000 gift sets to disadvantaged people on occasion of Vu Lan Festival

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in the Southern Province of Tien Giang held a charity program on August 27 for presenting 3,000 gift sets to the disadvantaged in the locality of occasion of Vu Lan - Buddhist Parents’ Day Festival.

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