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Taoism

Festival honours timeless love

Festival

Festival honours timeless love

Thousands of people from all corners of the country flocked to the northern province of Hung Yen on March 21 to attend a festival commemorating Chu Dong Tu and Tien Dung, who have been honoured by generations for their immortal love.

Worshipping the Four Immortals – Vietnam’s unique belief

Society

Worshipping the Four Immortals – Vietnam’s unique belief

As well as worshiping their ancestors, famous craftsmen and heroes who fought off foreign invaders, they worship the Four Immortals, who include Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), Saint Giong, Chu Dong Tu and the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh, all of whom had many unique features.

Workshop explores worship of Mother Goddesses

Society

Workshop explores worship of Mother Goddesses

The worship of Mother Goddesses plays an important role in the spiritual life of Vietnamese people and others in some areas in Southeast Asia, according to participants at a recent workshop in the northern province of Nam Dinh.