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“Practising Buddhism will awaken our wisdom and then our true compassion. Once our wisdom is awakened, true compassion follows.”



Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh

“Those who often practice giving and offering with an honest and joyful mind, as well as keep their promises of helping others will obtain the blessings of prosperity and their business will constantly progress.”


Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh

“Praying in Buddhism is NOT superstitious. It requires sufficient conditions for the prayers to come true.”

Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh

We vow to be dutiful children of Tathagata, uphold and follow His aspiration. We determine to spread the light of Buddha Dharma to all beings in the world to show our gratitude and repay all sentient beings who were once our parents. That is true filial piety.

Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh

Buddhism is supreme of all times. If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs, it would be Buddhism. I am a non-religious person, but if I can choose my own religion, I will be a Buddhist. Because what I have discovered now was said by Buddha thousands of years ago.

Albert Einstein

News & Updates

The Bride and Groom at Hang Thuan Ceremony
Buddhist Wedding Ceremony of a Hanoian Couple at Ba Vang Pagoda

Vietnamese Buddhists have their own way to celebrated their wedding. This type of wedding ceremony usually takes place at a pagoda and follows Buddhist principles. This wedding is called Buddhist wedding ceremony or Hang Thuan ceremony.…

The 262nd Commemoration Ceremony of Patriarch Tue Bich Pho Giac at Ba Vang Pagoda
The 262nd Great Commemoration Ceremony of Patriarch Tue Bich Pho Giac at Ba Vang Pagoda

Quang Ninh, Vietnam – In the spirit of gratitude and repaying the debt of gratitude to the Patriarch of Ba Vang Pagoda, in the morning of September 21, 2019 (the 23rd day of the eighth…

Patriarch Tue Bich Pho Giac – The Descendant of the Truc Lam Zen Sect

Patriarch Tue Bich Pho Giac is a Zen Master of highly moral virtue. His Dharma name is Truc Lam Mahasamon Tue Bich Pho Giac. He was one of the descendants of the first three Patriarchs…

Meditation Pratice

"Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” -Buddha

Revive the Buddha's Original Practices
Revive the Buddha’s Original Practices

It is a certain thing that there would be no miraculous potions or shortcuts that can help mankind attain wisdom and completely escape from all sufferings. These can only be achieved by the true maintenance…

Monks at Ba Vang Pagoda are practising the Dharma in the forest.
What is Meditation and Why You Need It?

Meditation is something most people are familiar with, whether they have a family member who does it or they have seen it in movies and television. Are you interested in learning more about this relaxation…

What Is Meditation?

We “practice” mindfulness so we can learn how to recognize when our minds are doing their normal everyday acrobatics, and maybe take a pause from that for just a little while so we can choose what we’d like to focus on.





Dharma Talks

The meaning of Buddhist Wedding
Buddhist Wedding – The Special Beauty of Buddhism

Buddhist wedding or “Hang Thuan” Ceremony (Lễ Hằng Thuận in Vietnamese) was the ceremony that being organized at the pagoda. Organizing a Buddhist wedding at pagoda is one of the beauties in Buddhism culture and…

How To Make Correct Prostrations?
How To Make Correct Prostrations?

Making prostrations has always been an indispensable practice method to cultivate our mind of reverence to the Three Jewels. But how to make correct prostrations to Buddhas and what are the benefits of Buddhist prostrations?…