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Religious affairs committee in Da Nang receives US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city

RELIGIOUS LIFE AND STYLE
Nearly 1,000 adolescents in Da Nang attend Buddhist summer course

As many as about 1,000 children and youth in Da Nang city attended a Buddhist summer course held by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s executive board in the city’s Lien Chieu district on July 8.

Rain praying ceremony of Cor ethnic group in Quang Nam

Every year in the sixth lunar month, Cor people in Quang Nam province’s Bac Tra My district attend a rain praying ceremony, a traditional event close to their life when droughts occur.

Founding anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism held in Kien Giang

The representative committee of Hoa Hao Buddhism in Kien Giang province held on July 1 a solemn ceremony to mark the 79th anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism (the 18th day of the fifth lunar month).

Dong Thuan vocational training center of Don Bosco congregation in Vinh Long

The establishment of Dong Thuan vocational training Center under the Congregation of Salesians of Don Bosco was approved by Vinh Long provincial authorities in 2004. 

Chapter of Pure-land Buddhist Association in Kien Giang convenes general meeting

Hung Tuyen Tu chapter under the Pure-land Buddhist Association in Kien Giang province’s Go Quao district. successfully held its general meeting on June 1

Tribute offered to Bodhisattva Thích Quảng Đức in HCM City

Current and former HCM City leaders and more than 2,000 Buddhist believers, monks and nuns on Sunday participated in a commemoration service for Bodhisattva Thích Quảng Đức, who set himself on fire 55 years ago to protest the repression of Buddhists by the US-backed Sài Gòn administration.

Buddhist Sangha in Tien Giang opens annual summer retreat

The annual summer retreat of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s chapter in Tien Giang province formally opened at a ceremony held on May 29 in Vinh Trang pagoda located in the provincial city of My Tho.

Implementation of program promoting religious role in environmental protection reviewed

A meeting to review implementing results of the coordination program promoting roles of religions in environmental protection and climate change adaptation in 2017 was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 31.

VBS Chapter in Quang Binh celebrates Buddha’s Birthday

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Chapter in Quang Binh held on May 29 a grand ceremony to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday 2018 (B.E. 2562) at Dai Giac pagoda in Dong Hoi city.

Exhibition on Buddhist worshipping statues held in Hue

Lieu Quan Buddhist culture centre in collaboration with the Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies in Hue organized on May 22 an exhibition on Buddhist worshipping statues in Central Vietnam.

Buddhist club for environment protection established in Dong Thap

A Buddhist club in Dong Thap province’s An Hiep commune established for promoting environment protection and climate change response has formally made its debut at a ceremony held on May 20.

Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City holds Buddha painting contest for children

Celebrating the 2562nd Buddha’s Birthday, Buu Da Pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City’s District No. 10 held on May 20 a Buddha painting contest for children

Youth of Vinh Son parish organizes social, cultural program for ethnic children

A group of young parishioners from Vinh Sơn Catholic parish in Da Lat city held on May 13 a social and cultural program for ethnic children in Lam Dong province’s Duc Trọng district.

Cham people in Ninh Thuan welcome Ramuwan festival in the joy of bumper harvest

Since early days of May, Cham farmers in Luong Tri village, Nhon Son Commune, Ninh Son District, Ninh Thuan Province have been busily harvesting the winter-spring crop season in the excitement of bumper crops and upcoming Ramuwan (New Year) festival 2018.

Pagoda where Buddhism first introduced in Vietnam

There are many pagodas named “Hang” (Cave temple) across the country, but Hang pagoda located in Van Tac Mountain in Van Son Ward, Do Son District, Hai Phong City is believed to be the place where Buddhism first introduced in Vietnam.

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