Vesak Day 2024 celebrated nationwide


The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in provinces and cities throughout the country has organized distinctive and colorful activities to mark the Buddha’s Birthday Festival (known as Vesak Day) 2024 (B.E. 2568). The event is an opportunity for Buddhist monks, nuns and lay followers to show their gratitude and respect by practicing the Buddha’s teachings, upholding mindfulness and responsibility, and spreading love for fostering peace and happiness in the world.

Some images of the Vesak Day:

The VBS’s Executive Committee in Ho Chi Minh City marks Vesak Day in Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda located in District 10 on May 22

A procession of the Buddha's relics organized in Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi on May 21

The Central VBS’s Executive Council holds a solemn ceremony to mark Vesak Day at the VBS’s Southern office in Ho Chi Minh City

The VBS’s Executive Committee in Hanoi city creates flower-decorated vehicles running through several streets

Buddhist monks, nuns, lay followers and visitors gather to celebrate Vesak Day in Fansipan mountain, Lao Cai province

Over 1,000 of Buddhists attend the Buddha’s Birthday Festival in Yen Tu Zen Monastery of Quang Ninh province

Preparation works for the Vesak Day in Thua Thien Hue province

Buddha’s Birthday Festival at Ba Da pagoda in Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city

Lantern ceremony to celebrate Vesak Day in Quy Nhon city of Binh Dinh province

Buddha's Birthday Festival celebrated at Phuoc Vien Pagoda located in H'Bong commune, Gia Lai province’s Chu Se district with the participation of many Buddhists who are ethnic people

VBS’s Executive Committee in Kien Giang holds the Buddha’s Birthday Festival 2024 at Phat Quang Pho Chieu Pagoda located in Kien Giang province’s Hon Dat district

A Vesak Day ceremony held in Bao Tang Pagoda located in Ca Mau province’s Tran Van Thoi district


Anh Khôi