Buddhism

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.

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Religion
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, an elder Buddhist monk emerged from more than 300 monks protesting on

Son Nguyen
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, 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 this census contradict statistics from other state

Luu Ly
Luu Ly
Religion
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

thereporter
thereporter
Human Rights