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Information from the Venerable Thich To Lien in 1952* [ more... ]
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There is a kind of votive object that is made of inflammable material, especially paper, or bamboo or wood, and painted, so it can be incinerated after it has been offered to the dead for use in the world of the dead. [ more... ]
A love song of the Jarai, an ethnic minority of the Central Highlands, says ‘I do thunder and you do lightning . . .’ The Jarai, like the Ede, Churu and Raglai, are matrilineal. [ more... ]
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Thường Tín District, Hanoi, is known for villages that embroider, but while most neighbouring villages tend to embroider pictures, Đông Cứu village, Dũng Tiến Commune, has an embroidery tradition of serving festivals and worship. [ more... ]
Recently, I made the acquaintance of Ms Pham Thi Trang, a native of the Xo Teng minority, a branch of the Xo Dang people in Dakto District, Kontum Province, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, who has written in her master-of-arts thesis about the behaviour of her people toward fire. [ more... ]
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I had to persuade him to recite once more for me to record. He seemed lacking in enthusiasm. He was reluctant and forgot at many points. I understood. The chanted legends must be performed in a festival space, with its atmosphere [ more... ]
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The Hmong people in Mường Lống, Kỳ Sơn District, Central Vietnam, are among those in Vietnam who go in for bullfighting as a pastime. [ more... ]
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According to Vietnamese cultural expert Huu Ngoc, ‘The buffalo is the most essential asset of the Vietnamese farmer.’ It is said, ‘A buffalo is the beginning of one’s fortune.’ People used to count their wealth in buffaloes. [ more... ]
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The singing master of the girls’ village asks who is there to disturb the peace of the village, doing nothing and playing around. Then the boys sing back that it is not because they are lazy, but because the flowers are blossoming and spring is inviting [ more... ]
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The Thu Lao, a branch of the Tay ethnic minority in Muong Khuong District of the northwestern province Lào Cai, believe the forest is the protector and soul of every living thing. Thu Lao always live near old forests. They hold worship rituals every year to pray to the god of the forest for good health for the villagers and their animals, good harvests and protection against bad luck. [ more... ]
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Pasteboard masks have been Hanoi kids’ toys, especially in the occasion of Mid-Autumn celebrations, for ages. But today, just a handful of people ...
In Phan Thiet, bánh hỏi with pig bowels (lòng heo) is synonymous with Phu Long Town, which is the name of the native place of this dish, where it is ...
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