About UNDV

Meaning of the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014

1. Spiritual Meaning

It is the spiritual relational establishment and study Dharma working experience of over 800 International Buddhist Delegations come from 90-100 countries. It is simultaneously practical rituals of various Buddhist traditions, Buddhist sects over the world in order to constitute effectively large belief on good value of Buddhism and bring a peaceful and friendly to society.


2. Buddhist Sangha Meaning

This is an interconnection between Vietnamese Buddhism and International Buddhism and is also precious opportunity for Buddhist Sangha over the world gathered together to buid friendship and peace for human being. After successful hosting the UN Day of Vesak 2008, this is also a second precious opportunity for National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha who shows role of Buddhism in new period. After that, it confirms to the world on spirit of religious unity and ethnic solidarity in Vietnam.


3. Cultural Meaning

The UN Day of Vesak Celebration is the international day on religion and culture which constitutes exchanges, learns precious cultural value from countries, it simultaneously appeals maintaining consciousness and promoting value of world cultural heritages which includes international and national Buddhist cultural heritages.


4. Ethics Meaning

In current era, economy, science and technology development have been expressly growth to meet the increasing demands of society, the individual mental life have been heavily pressured physical proliferation. Therefore, human being has demand to look for standard values of national traditional ethics. In this context, Buddhist ethics is a meaningful significance to foster the healthy spiritual life for human being.


5. Academic Meaning

Relationship to the United Nations principles and organizing national concern, themes on International Buddhist workshop and Hanoi declaration is Buddhist contribution to treasury of humanity knowledge and simultaneously contribution solutions for global society life problems.


6. Diplomatic Meaning

Through the UN Day of Vesak 2014, Vietnamese country and people will constitute a peace-loving, friendly, united, harmonious and developmental relation with fellows over the world. Therefore, Vietnam will be elevated position of Vietnam in the world and strongly developed handover and friendship establishment with all countries in the regions and around the world. However, Vietnam also simultaneously shows its role towards achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The extensive international integration of Vietnam aims to build world peace in the world and the region.

7. Economic Meaning

Once again, the UN Day of Vesak 2014 will actively contribute for tourist development and economic investment in Vietnam in order to Vietnam becomes a famous place for international tourists from a beautiful picture of thoughtful organization for the UN Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam.



^ Back to Top