Vinh Nghiem Pagoda receives Special National Relic title

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Vinh Nghiem Pagoda receives Special National Relic title

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Yen Dung district of Bac Giang province received the title of Special National Relic at a ceremony on March 20.

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Birds harmed in Buddhist animal release practices

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Birds harmed in Buddhist animal release practices

Many sellers in HCM City are re-trapping birds that have been released as part of the traditional First Full-moon Festival.

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Birds harmed in Buddhist animal release practices

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Birds harmed in Buddhist animal release practices

Many sellers in HCM City are re-trapping birds that have been released as part of the traditional First Full-moon Festival.

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Additional 11 special national relic sites recognised

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Báo điện tử CP English 5 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM on December 23 decided to add another 11 historical, architectural and archaeological relics nationwide to the list of special national relic sites.

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Archaeologists hail 356 findings

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Archaeologists hail 356 findings

The country's leading archaeologists met over the weekend during a 3-day conference held in Hue City, which included announcements describing new archaeological discoveries.

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Vietnamese-Czech Buddhist followers' contributions praised

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

Vietnamese-Czech Buddhist followers' contributions praised

(VOV) -Vietnam Ambassador to the Czech Republic Truong Manh Son has applauded the contributions of Vietnamese-Czech Buddhist followers to reinforcing solidarity among the local Vietnamese community and promoting Vietnamese culture.

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Nine symbols of Saigon live forever

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VOV News English 22 month(s) ago

Nine symbols of Saigon live forever

(VOV) - Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Post Office, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and Archdiocese have been part and parcel of Saigon for centuries.

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Experts discuss ways to revive woodblocks

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VietnamPlus English 36 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Experts discuss ways to revive woodblocks

Intellectuals congregated at a scientific workshop held in the northern province of Bac Giang on August 16 to explore measures needed to revive and develop a collection of woodblocks at the provincial Vinh Nghiem pagoda.

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Jade Buddha statue goes on show

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VietNam News English 46 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

A huge jade Buddha statue, about 1.6m high and weighing 2 tonnes, will be displayed at Cultural Friendship Palace in Ha Noi from November 22 to 24 to celebrate Viet Nam Buddhist Congress.

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The biggest jade statue of Tran Nhan Tong completed

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Báo QĐND English 46 month(s) ago

The biggest jade statue of Tran Nhan Tong completed

The biggest statue of King Tran Nhan Tong, considered the wisest king in the country’s history, was made from 4.5 tonnes of jade imported from Canada.

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Buddhist woodblocks receive UNESCO title

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Nhân dân English 47 month(s) ago

Buddhist woodblocks receive UNESCO title

Woodblocks at Vinh Nghiem pagoda (Image: VNA)

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UNESCO ‘Memory of the World’ title for Buddhist Woodblocks

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SaiGon GP English 48 month(s) ago 1 related news

A grand ceremony will be held on October 7 to pray for national peace and prosperity, and to receive the UNESCO certificate declaring the ancient Buddhist Sutra Woodblocks at the Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Bac Giang Province as ‘Memory of the World’.

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Pagoda's woodblocks to receive World Heritage certificate

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VietNam News English 48 month(s) ago 1 related news

A collection of 3,000 woodblocks carved by Buddist Sutras in the 14th century at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in the northern province of Bac Gang will be given a UNESCO certificate and Word Heritage status at a ceremony in Yen Dung District on October 7.

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17th century woodblocks recognized as UNESCO World Heritage

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Báo Thanh Niên English 52 month(s) ago

A set of 3,050 woodblocks emblazoned with Buddhist sutras in Chinese and old Vietnamese -- called Nom -- script was recognized as a World Documentary Heritage by UNESCO on May 16.

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UNESCO recognizes Buddhist woodblocks

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Báo QĐND English 52 month(s) ago 7 related news

UNESCO recognizes Buddhist woodblocks

A collection of woodblocks printed with Buddhist Sutras was officially listed as world heritage by UNESCO on May 16.

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