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Religious Beliefs and Practices in Vietnam

Religious Beliefs and Practices in Vietnam

Vietnamese people are not just following only one organized religion, instead we tend to practice all the good things found in each religion. We are traditionally very much relying on the nature powers, it is both because we are superstitious and we are practical people who live on agriculture. Therefore, we worship various kinds of gods and deities, just in case!


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Buddhist Culture in Luang Prabang

Buddhist Culture in Luang Prabang

Located in northern Laos, the atmospheric Luang Prabang lies on the banks of the slow-moving Mekong River. The town is home of about 58,000 people with traditional wooden houses, Buddhist temples and French colonial architecture. Literally meaning "Royal Buddha Image", Luang Prabang is most famous for its traditional alms giving ceremony. Every morning at sunrise, Buddhist monks walk in a procession through the streets accepting alms offered by local residents.


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How Many Incense Stick Should We Burn

How Many Incense Stick Should We Burn

Burning incense sticks is an important ritual for Vietnamese. The number of incense stick they burn varies from occasion to another. Here is the reasons why people burn 1, 3, 5 or 7 incense sticks when praying to ancestors at home or Buddhas at pagodas.


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Buddhism in Vietnam

Buddhism in Vietnam

Came to Vietnam in the early 3rd century, Buddhism has been the most practiced religion in the country. Buddhists often go to pagodas for praying and worshipping their religion. This is a short introduction about buddhism in Vietnam and the structure of a pagoda.


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Vietnam 101- Behaviors at cultural sites

Vietnam 101- Behaviors at cultural sites

With thousands years of history, Vietnam offers a rich and deep culture through many cultural sites all over the country. Cultural sites are important parts of tours in Vietnam. Here are proper behaviors at cultural sites in Vietnam.


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