Buddhist nun Thich Nu Gioi Tanh, head of the Vietnamese Buddhists’ Association in the Republic of Korea (RoK), on July 1 received the Buddhist Peace Prize Awards presented by the RoK’s Buddhism.
|Buddhist nun Thich Nu Gioi Tanh (C)|
This was the big awards first held by the Korean Buddhism under the sponsor of the country’s Government and National Assembly to honour foreign Buddhist dignitaries who have contributed greatly to fostering solidarity, friendship, cooperation and development between their countries with the RoK, and to building world peace.
Buddhist nun Thich Nu Gioi Tanh, who is also member of the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam’s Executive Board, was among 124 dignitaries to receive the noble prize this time.
She said that receiving the prize was the honour of not only her but also the entire Vietnamese community in the RoK as they are also making contributions to intensifying solidarity and friendship between the two countries.-VNA
The impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) on Buddhism was discussed yesterday as part of the ongoing 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Hà Nam Province.
Large numbers of worshippers took part in the Buddha bathing ritual to pray for global peace at the UN Day of Vesak 2019 celebrations which transpired in northern Ha Nam province on May 12.