Overcrowding at major spiritual sites as Vietnamese celebrate spring festival
Major spiritual sites in northern Vietnam were overrun by a sea of devout Buddhists last week, with many queuing for hours to get in and some even being overcharged by local tourist service providers.
Elderly man jailed for ‘abusing democratic freedoms’
A 90-year-old man in the Mekong Delta’s Long An Province received five years in jail Thursday for negatively affecting the reputation of several individuals and organizations.
Funeral held in Vietnam for influential monk Thich Nhat Hanh
A funeral has been held for the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, a week after the renowned Zen master died at the age of 95 in Hue in central Vietnam
Thich Nhat Hanh : A lifelong quest for peace
Throughout his life, Thich Nhat Hanh nurtured the “Engaged Buddhism” movement, called for peace and spread its teachings to the world.
Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist, dies at 95
Thich Nhat Hanh, a prominent Vietnamese Buddhist monk, peace activist and leading voice in opposition to the Vietnam War, has died at Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam. He was 95.
Thich Nhat Hanh, poetic peace activist and master of mindfulness, dies at 95
Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen Buddhist monk, poet and peace activist who in the 1960s came to prominence as an opponent of the Vietnam War, died on Saturday aged 95 surrounded by his followers in the temple where his spiritual…
Thich Nhat Hanh, who worked for decades to teach mindfulness, approached death in that same spirit
Thich Nhat Hanh, the monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, died in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam, on Jan. 21, 2022. He was 95.
Vietnam communists accept religions’ olive branch as COVID rages
Catholics and Buddhists mobilize health workers to help Ho Chi Minh City cope
Catholic and Buddhist leaders meet for Vesak in Vietnam
Archbishop Linh aims to foster community solidarity between the two religions
Monk-turned-teacher runs floating classes for kids of Vietnamese returnees from Cambodia
Venerable Sir Thich Chon Nguyen has been working hard to perform magic on children of Vietnamese households who moved from Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia to a hydroelectric reservoir in southern Vietnam, by offering them tuition-free literacy and life skill…
Buddhist Monk and Famed Dissident Thich Quang Do Dies at Age 91
Thich Quang Do, a Buddhist monk who became the public face of religious dissent in Vietnam while the Communist government kept him in prison or under house arrest for more than 20 years, has died at age 91.
Thich Quang Do, Defiant Rights Champion in Vietnam, Dies at 91
As the patriarch of a banned Buddhist church, he endured prison, house arrest and internal exile but refused to bend to the Communist authorities.