Posts Tagged ‘ The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha ’

Nation honors founder of Vietnamese Buddhism

December 17, 2009
Nation honors founder of Vietnamese Buddhism

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held a ceremony on Dec. 16 to mark the 701st anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnamese Zen Buddhism. Monks at Quang Duc Zen Monastery in Ho Chi Minh City commemorate the 701st anniversary of the attainment of nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan [...]

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SOCIAL IN BRIEF 8/9

September 8, 2009
SOCIAL IN BRIEF 8/9

Ministry not confirmed third swine flu fatality; Flash floods kill 4 in central region, 2 missing; PM approves $71 mln education development program; Vietnam Buddhist Sangha marks Vu Lan festival in Berlin Ministry not confirmed third swine flu fatality   The Ministry of Health has not yet confirmed that a 56-year-old woman on September 4 died [...]

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HCMC leader praises Buddhists for contributions to nation

May 8, 2009
HCMC leader praises Buddhists for contributions to nation

Vietnamese Buddhists have made practical contributions to the country’s development, said HCM City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai. HCM City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai (in blue) meets with some senior Buddhist dignitaries during the visit to the city-based 2nd Office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha  on the Buddha’s 2553rd birth anniversary.Speaking with his hosts at [...]

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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...