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Oldest Buddhist center in Vietnam calmly defies time

Dau Pagoda, considered the first Buddhist center of Vietnam, goes back 1800 years, but it wears well the wear and tear of time.

Saigon pagoda upgrades fortune telling to Industry 4.0 era

A pagoda has installed a fortune-telling robot that only needs a coin to prompt her to do her thing.

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 temple festival boat race cooks rice, catches a duck

A unique boat race in northern Vietnam has 60 rowers competing to cook rice and catch a duck.
February 11, 2019 | 05:41 pm GMT+7

On the first day of Tet, people throng pagodas

An auspicious air pervaded Hanoi and Saigon as the devout flocked to pagodas on the first day of Tet.
February 05, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

The goddess who blesses businesses

Many believe that Ba Chua Kho, the presiding deity at a temple in Bac Ninh Province, will help their business succeed.
January 21, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Conde Nast Traveller: Vietnam’s Mekong Delta among best destinations for 2019

British magazine Conde Nast Traveller has listed Vietnam’s Mekong Delta among the best destinations to visit in 2019.
December 20, 2018 | 12:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s unique religion and the center of its universe

The Holy See of Caodaism is in the southern province of Tay Ninh.
November 07, 2018 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

A temple in southern Vietnam reflects an Indian past

A temple in southern Vietnam is a vestige of the Funan Kingdom that flourished more than 1,500 years ago.
October 08, 2018 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Hopping on and off a big red bus in Hanoi

Get inspired by daring Vietnamese women, reflect on war and peace, mingle with the crowds and experience tranquility in Hanoi's double-decker tour.
July 27, 2018 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Experience Hinduism at this temple in the heart of Saigon

Built by Vietnam's first Indian settlers in the late 19th century, Mariamman Temple is open daily to visitors.
March 21, 2018 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Inside pagoda that keeps heart of Buddhist martyr who protested US-backed Saigon regime

Thich Quang Duc burned himself to death to protest Ngo Diem Diem's regime but his heart remained intact and did not burn.
December 28, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Structure relocation of a historic temple as a whole is done in Shanghai

China's Shanghai has just posted a structure relocation record of the country, transporting a 2,000-ton 135-year-old Buddhist temple whole first by 30.66 meters from its original ...
September 18, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Want a lucky new lunar year?

Many Vietnamese will do everything to find the perfect lucky charm for the year and chase the bad luck away.
February 05, 2017 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Love is in the air: four sacred spots to pray for love in Vietnam

If you're searching for your significant other, get connected with the Gods of love.
January 26, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7
 
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