Vietnam Buddhist Sangha suggests virtual Vu Lan gatherings Society

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha suggests virtual Vu Lan gatherings

The Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has requested VBS provincial and municipal executive boards, training establishments, and places of worship to organise Vu Lan Festival 2020 in the virtual form amid the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19.
Vu Lan festival - a good deed Videos

Vu Lan festival - a good deed

The 15th day of the 7th lunar month is known as Vu Lan festival which is dedicated to both parents who living and those who have passed away. This year the festival falls on August 15.
Votive offering sales slump Society

Votive offering sales slump

Many Vietnamese practice the custom of burning votive objects for a variety of occasions. However, sales of votive papers slump this year as more people oppose this practice as a waste of money.
Grand requiem held for traffic victims Society

Grand requiem held for traffic victims

The National Committee for Traffic Safety in collaboration with the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held a grand requiem for traffic accident victims in 2018 on August 23.