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Religion Bulletin, December 2021: Government Committee For Religious Affairs Wants To Determine Direction Of The Vietnamese Buddhist Church

Religion Bulletin, December 2021: Government Committee For Religious Affairs Wants To Determine Direction Of The Vietnamese Buddhist Church
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Noteworthy religious news in the final month of 2021

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Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang Named 2022 Martin Ennals Award Laureate; Thich Nhat Hanh, Monk, Zen Master, Dies At 95

Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang Named 2022 Martin Ennals Award Laureate; Thich Nhat Hanh, Monk, Zen Master, Dies At 95
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Day to remember: On January 19, 1974, Chinese and then-Republic of Vietnam (RVN) navies clashed with one another in close-proximity maneuvers off the Paracel Islands. The

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Vietnam Briefing
Venerable Thich Quang Do: A Lifetime Of Struggle

Venerable Thich Quang Do: A Lifetime Of Struggle
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This article contains many quotes and literary excerpts from Venerable Thich Quang Do. A number of excerpts may be difficult to comprehend, and the formatting may be different from section to section. We maintain the excerpts in full respect for Venerable Thich Quang Do.

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June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc

June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc
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The “On This Day” series aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred on this day in the past. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What happened? On the morning of June 11, 1963 [https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/modern-asian-studies/article/abs/religious-revival-and-the-politics-of-nation-building-reinterpreting-the-1963-buddhist-crisis-in-south-vie

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Son Nguyen
On This Day
Vietnam Officially Announces National Decline In The Number Of Buddhist Followers, Shocking Its Buddhist Sangha

Vietnam Officially Announces National Decline In The Number Of Buddhist Followers, Shocking Its Buddhist Sangha
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According to Vietnam’s official statistics [http://baochinhphu.vn/Tin-noi-bat/Cong-bo-ket-qua-chinh-thuc-va-tong-ket-tong-dieu-tra-dan-so-nha-o-nam-2019/382996.vgp] , in 2019, the religion with the largest number of followers in the country is Catholics with 5.9 million people. The number of followers of Buddhism is 4.6 million, ranking second. However, the numbers reported by

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The Tumultuous Lives of Three Monks:  Thich Nhat Hanh, Thich Tri Quang,  and Thich Quang Do

The Tumultuous Lives of Three Monks: Thich Nhat Hanh, Thich Tri Quang, and Thich Quang Do
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Long ago, there lived three monks: Thich Nhat Hanh, Thich Tri Quang, and Thich Quang Do. All three were well-versed in the Buddhist Dharma. Nhat Hanh spoke eloquently and wrote well. Tri Quang had talent for leadership and was trusted by the masses. Quang Dao was well-studied and excelled in

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