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Thousands of Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns, followers and tourists flocked to the Quan The Am (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) festival from March 9-11 to offer prayers of peace for the nation.

The festival, one of the 15 largest festive events in the country, is held annually at the Quan The Am pagoda in the Ngu Hanh Son tourist site in the central city of Da Nang . It is held from the 17 th to the 19 th of the second lunar month.

A wide range of Buddhist activities was held, including a ritual to pray for peace for the country and prosperity, good health and happiness for people. More than 30 paintings and sculpture works dealing with Buddhist topics were displayed.

A delegation of monks from the Namgyal-Dharamsala monastery of India participated in the festival.

The Quan The Am festival was first held in 1960. It was recognised as a national festival in 2000. (Source: VNA)

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