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Ba Ria- Vung Tau (VNA) - A national seminar to disseminate Buddhism, which drew the participation of more than 1,200 Buddhist dignitaries and 20,000 followers, concluded in the southern province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau on December 8.

A line-up of activities was held during the four-day seminar, including an exhibition of 200 Buddhism pictures and documents and a requiem for fallen soldiers.

According to the organising board, this was the largest seminar ever organised with the aim of disseminating Buddhist teachings far and wide.

Proposals and recommendations were collected during the event to address difficulties faced by Buddhist followers.

Buddhism is the major religion in Vietnam, having more than 6.8 million followers.-VNA