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Bac Ninh reviews six-month administration on belief & religion

Dissemination of religious law to Christians in Gia Lai

Religious affairs training for local officials held in Bac Ninh

Meeting with religious dignitaries, outstanding people of ethnic groups in Binh Thuan

Religious affairs training held in Tien Giang

RELIGIOUS LIFE AND STYLE
“Going to field” ritual of Pu Peo ethnic people in Ha Giang

The “Going to the field” ritual and forest god worshiping ceremony of Pu Peo people in Pho La commune formally received the recognition as a national intangible cultural heritage at a ceremony held on July 18 in Ha Giang province’s Dong Van district.

Some violations in restoration of ancient Quan Am pagoda in Quang Binh

Quan Am pagoda, located in Duc Trach commune, Quang Binh province’s Bo Trach district, was completed in 1843 with many valuable statues. The pagoda was seriously damaged during the wars and later rebuilt by local people in 1991 and upgraded in 2003.

VBS chapter in Ninh Thuan reviews six-month activities

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Ninh Thuan province held on July 11 a meeting to review its Buddhist affairs in the first half of 2018 and set working plans for the last six months of the year.

Buddhist requiem for war victims in Quang Binh

A Buddhist requiem for victims of the Cho Go village massacre was held on July 10 in Quang Binh province.

Three famous pagodas in Dong Nai

Amongst more than 20 classified cultural and historical relics in Dong Nai province’s Bien Hoa city, Ong, Dai Giac and Long Thien temples are quite well-known and have become tourist spots of the city.

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.

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