Buddhist exhibition opens in HCM City pagoda

Nearly 400 objects and pictures from important Buddhist events held over the past 50 years are being showcased at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda to welcome Buddha’s 2,559th Birthday. The highlight of the display, which opened on May 24 , is a section of exhibits about the persecution of Buddhists in 1963 by the US-backed Saigon Government of Ngo Dinh Diem . Images remembering the struggle and the autograph of Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc , who famously set himself on fire to … [Read more...]