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A Saigon pagoda hosts three religions in Taoist harmony

The Khanh Van Nam Vien pagoda welcomes followers of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism with Taoist rituals.

Two Vietnamese Buddhist pagodas among world’s most beautiful: Natgeo

Natgeo has listed Hanoi’s Tran Quoc Pagoda and HCMC’s Buu Long Pagoda among the world’s most beautiful Buddhist monuments.

Saigon artist goes to town on the Buddha

At 77, Phuong Hong holds the national record for drawing the highest number of Buddha artworks at 5,000 plus.
July 21, 2019 | 07:04 pm GMT+7

The tale of two pagodas that reflect each other

The Tam Chuc and Bai Dinh pagodas have several in common, including topography, architecture, Buddha statues and Buddhist services. 
May 25, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam promotes Buddhist discourse with social network

The Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam announced the launch of its own social network Saturday at the Tam Chuc Pagoda.
May 13, 2019 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

Stop exorcisms, stick to Buddhism, pagoda told

A pagoda in Quang Ninh Province has been sanctioned after a follower sparked outrage with comments linking a rape and murder to karma.
March 24, 2019 | 09:56 pm GMT+7

Woman’s karma comment puts pagoda practices in the dock

A northern Vietnam pagoda gets flak for paid exorcisms and propagating ‘superstitions’ after a follower blames murder on victim’s karma.
March 23, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Gigantic Buddha to smile over Southeast Asia from Vietnam

From a height of 72m, the Buddha in Son Tay, Hanoi, will soon radiate a serene smile over Southeast Asia.
March 11, 2019 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s tallest mountain acquires a spiritual dimension

The age-old notion of gleaning wisdom from a learned one atop a mountain finds expression in Fansipan’s magnificent pagoda complex.
February 19, 2019 | 08:17 pm GMT+7

A minute in a 100-year-old Chinese temple in southern Vietnam

The Kien An Cung Temple is an architectural jewel in the Mekong Delta.
February 17, 2019 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Where the Buddha sits on the back of a king

King Le Hy Tong placed the Buddha on his own back to repent his mistreatment of Buddhism.
February 10, 2019 | 11:01 am GMT+7

‘Buddhist prayers’ by Vietnamese lensman one the best shots of the year: NatGeo

A photo taken by Tran Tuan Viet of a Buddhist ritual has been selected among 70 best shots of the year by National Geographic.
December 17, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Thich Nhat Hanh brings home the miracle of mindfulness

The Vietnamese Zen Master who has guided millions to inner peace has returned to where an incredible journey began.
December 11, 2018 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Monk chases, captures pagoda thieves in southern Vietnam

A security camera has captured footage of a monk chasing thieves with a dustpan at a pagoda in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.
November 22, 2018 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh returns to Vietnam

Renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh arrived in central Vietnam Friday, a year after his previous visit.
October 27, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7
 
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