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Vietnamese people in Czech Republic celebrate Vesak

In recent days, Vietnamese Buddhist worshipers in several cities and provinces in the Czech Republic organized activities to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday at Buddhist places of the Vietnamese community.

NA Chairwoman congratulates Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on Buddha’s Birthday 2019

A delegation led by Chairwoman of Vietnam National Assembly (NA) Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân paid a visit to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on May 15 ahead of the Buddha’s Birthday 2019.

Caodai parish in Ben Tre starts reconstruction of Mother Goddess worshipping temple

Thoi Lai Caodai parish under the Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Ben Tre province’s Binh Dai district solemnly held on May 10 the groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of its Mother Goddess worshipping temple.

UN Vesak 2019 concluded with adoption of Ha Nam Declaration

The 16th UN Day of Vesak Celebrations 2019 wrapped up at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district, northern Ha Nam province, on May 14, with the adoption of the Ha Nam Declaration

VBS Chapter in Tien Giang opens celebration week of Vesak 2019

The celebrating week of the Buddha’s Birthday 2019 (B.E.2563) started on May 12 at Vinh Trang pagoda in Tien Giang province’s My Tho city.

UN Vesak 2019: Flower-shaped lantern floated to pray for global peace

As part of the 16th United Nations Day for Vesak (Vesak 2019), a lantern festival was held on May 13 night to pray for global peace.

Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association holds 3rd congress

The Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association successfully convened on May 11-12 its 3rd congress for the 2019-2024 term in Ho Chi Minh city.

UN Day of Vesak 2019 solemnly opens in Ha Nam province

Hanoi (VNA) - More than 1,650 international delegates from 112 countries and territories across the world and over 20,000 Vietnamese Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers attended the opening ceremony of the 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 on May 12 at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district of northern Ha Nam province.

Postage stamp launched to mark UN Day of Vesak 2019

A postage stamp was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on May 11 to celebrate the UN Day of Vesak 2019.

Vice President Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh extends Vesak greetings to Buddhists establishments in Vietnam South

Vice President Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh visited several Buddhist establishments and met with Buddhist dignitaries in Vietnam South on May 7 ahead  of the Buddha’s Birthday 2019 (B.E.2563).

VBS Chapter in Ha Giang celebrates Vesak Day 2018

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Chapter in Ha Giang province held on May 7 a solemn ceremony to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday 2019 (B.E. 2563) at Nam Dau pagoda in Vi Xuyen district.

Over 1,600 delegates register for UN Day of Vesak

As many as 1,650 delegates from 112 countries and territories worldwide have registered to attend the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak scheduled for May 12-14 in the northern province of Ha Nam, according to organisers. 

Party official visits Buddhists in southern localities

Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Mass Mobilisation Commission Trương Thị Mai on May 5 visited and extended greetings to Buddhist dignitaries in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on the occasion of the Buddha’s 2563rd birth anniversary.

Vietnam evangelical church inaugurates new rural bridge in Tien Giang

The Vietnam Evangelical Church (South)’s Representative Committee in Tien Giang province in collaboration with the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) held on April 26 a ceremony for inauguration of the new rural bridge located in My Thanh Nam commune, the province’s Cai Lay district.

Deputy PM urges thorough preparations for UN Day of Vesak in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình visited the Tam Chuc Temple in the northern province of Ha Nam on May 2 to inspect preparations for the UN Day of Vesak, to be held in Vietnam in mid-May.

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