Posts Tagged ‘ Praying ’

Worshipping the Rice Goddess

June 24, 2009
Worshipping the Rice Goddess

Mr. Ya HangLookAtVietnam – In early June, Churu ethnic minority people in the central highland province of Lam Dong are busy with preparations for Mnhum Yang Potai. This is a traditional ceremony to worship the rice goddess.In front of a wooden house in Proh commune, Don Duong district, several men are sharpening bamboo poles and [...]

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Ba Chua Xu Festival

March 7, 2009
Ba Chua Xu Festival

LookAtVietnam – As usual in April of the lunar calendar, locals in Chau Doc District, An Giang Province in southern Vietnam and others in provinces nationwide go on a pilgrimage to Sam Mountain to worship Ba Chua Xu. According to legend, nearly 200 years ago Sam Mountain was desolate, bushy and thinly populated. It was [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...