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Seminar on Buddhism and Mother Goddess Worship held in Hanoi

A seminar themed “Buddhism and Mother Goddess Worship in Vietnam” was held in Hanoi on December 16 by the Vietnam Buddhist Institute under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in collaboration with the Institute for Religious Studies under the Vietnam Academy for Social Sciences.

Vietnamese Mother Goddesses worship introduced in India

The Embassy of Socialist Republic of Vietnam in India in collaboration with the India Institute of Journalism and New Media and the Centre for Vietnam Studies in New Delhi held on December 10 performances of practices of Vietnamese Mother Goddesses worship.

Christmas greetings sent to Catholics in Nam Dinh

Trương Thị Mai, head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, on December 15 extended her Christmas greetings to Catholic dignitaries and followers in the northern province of Nam Dinh. 

VFF in Hanoi holds exchange meeting with key religious & ethnic communities

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Hanoi city held on December 11 an exchange meeting with religious dignitaries and ethnic elites in the city.

Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association holds general conference in Tien Giang

The Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association in Tien Giang successfully held on December 6-7 its general conference for the 2018-2023 term.

Vietnam Baptist Church holds religious training in Ca Mau

The Vietnam Baptist Church held on December 11-13 a religious training for the Church’s dignitaries and followers in Ca Mau province.

Commemoration of Tan Vien Son Thanh to be held in Hanoi

An incense-offering ceremony and a performance of Mother Goddess worship to commemorate Tan Vien Son Thanh (God of Tan Vien Mountain) are being underway at Trung temple in Hanoi city’s Ba Vi district.

Buddhist chapters mark 710th death anniversary of King - Monk Trần Nhân Tông

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Dong Nai province held on December 7 a ceremony to commemorate the 710th anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana by King-Monk Trần Nhân Tông (1308 - 2018).

Catholic community in Nghe An holds happy feast for its own patron saint

Lang Anh parish’s An Hau community under Vinh diocese has held a happy feast day of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of the Catholic deanery.

Candle night marking for the 710 anniversary of the death of King-monk Trần Nhân Tông in Quang Ninh

As part of the 710 anniversary of the death of the King-Monk Trần Nhân Tông, a candle night took place in the evening of December 6 at Trinh pagoda in Quang Ninh province.

PM urges good preparations for UN Day of Vesak Celebrations

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc asked for thorough preparations for the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in May 2019 to ensure Vietnam’s prestige while chairing a conference on the organisation of the event in Hanoi on December 5.

Results of social charities by Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association in Tien Giang

The Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association in Tien Giang province has nine chapters with nearly 12,000 followers and 10 charity clinics.

Unique national treasure kept in Giam pagoda

Giam Pagoda (Nghiem Quang temple) located in Cam Son commune, Cam Giang district, Hai Duong province currently preserves a wooden tower called Cuu Pham Lien Hoa (nine-storey lotus tower).

New head of Caodai parish in Tien Giang appointed

Student priest Thái Vân Thanh has been appointed as head of Binh Phu parish under Caodai Tay Ninh church at a ceremony held on November 30.

New Protestant churches inaugurated in Lam Dong

Bo Liang and Bo Su Dong Protestant chapters under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South) in Lam Dong city have inaugurated their new churches at two separate ceremonies held in the province’s districts of Duc Trong and Di Linh on November 30.

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