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Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc commemorated

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Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc commemorated

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held a ceremony to commemorate Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc, who set himself on fire 55 years ago to protest against the repression of Buddhists by the American-supported Saigon government.

Party official congratulates VBS on Lord Buddha’s birthday

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Party official congratulates VBS on Lord Buddha’s birthday

Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai congratulated Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s 2562nd birthday while visiting the Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee at Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi on May 22.

Gac Ma soldiers commemorated at Tokyo requiem

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Gac Ma soldiers commemorated at Tokyo requiem

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in Japan held a requiem at Nisshikutsu pagoda in Tokyo on March 4 to pray for the soldiers who died to defend Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago three decades ago.