On the morning of November 15, in Hanoi, the Embassy of India and the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam (GHPGVN) launched a multiple-choice contest with content on Buddhist knowledge and the life of the Buddha.
According to Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Standing Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the contest was organized to improve understanding of Buddhist knowledge among monks, nuns, Buddhists and lovers of Buddhism. love Buddhism.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Mr. Pranay Verma – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India in Vietnam said: The organization of the contest has great significance on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence. The 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India.
According to the Ambassador, the contest aims to raise awareness about Indian Buddhism so that young people in Vietnam can better understand India’s scenic spots. Vietnam and India have a long-standing diplomatic relationship, with a significant Buddhist culture and heritage, contributing to the growing relationship between the two countries. The connections between the two countries based on Buddhist culture and the scenic beauty of the Buddha Land will help young people in Vietnam better understand the life of the Buddha. Through this program, people can get to know the landmarks of Indian Buddhism, understand more about the life of Buddha through the scenic spots.
Also according to Ambassador Pranay Verma, tourism is a concern as well as a development direction of India. India has opened international flights since October 15, until this time people can come to India to visit and travel and be under strict control of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The contest is organized to improve understanding of Buddhist knowledge in the community of monks, nuns, Buddhists and people who love Buddhism. Through the contest, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the Embassy of India in Hanoi wish that the application of the development of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Dharma propaganda, through the MoMo wallet application and official information pages of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.
The multiple choice contest will be held online in 3 rounds, starting at 8pm on November 25, December 14 and December 21, 2021. For convenience, participants can enter the contest at the link: www.anvientv.com.vn/kienthucphat Giao. Specifically, round 1 will include 30 questions, answered within 45 minutes; The 100 most correct answers and the earliest submission of entries will be entered in round 2. Round 2 will include 30 questions, answered within 45 minutes; The 18 people with the most correct answers and the earliest submission of their entries will be entered into the 3rd round. Round 3 will include 50 questions, to be answered within 60 minutes; The 3 people with the most correct answers and the earliest submissions will be selected for the final round in India.
The contest’s prize includes a total prize value of up to 50 million VND in cash for the best contestants who pass the first 2 rounds. And the Special Prize consisting of 3 best players will be sponsored to travel to India and participate in the final round competition (expected to be held in the first quarter of 2022).