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Not an easy to find location, but once you find this [short 10 minute taxi from the city center hotels] it will be worth it. Free to enter in the open air tribute to the Buddhist monk who suffered self immolation to protest aggression of...More
For one man to give of himself in something he believed it, the image of the burning monk is shocking to see, yet somehow this place is so peaceful....we did a really informative tour with students who told us about this Monk who gave his...More
I found it very difficult to be there in front of the memorial. its a very moving experience and really made me appreciate life in general. I an very interested about budism and this just highlights some of the lengths that people will go to...More
I have read a lot about the great monk and venerable Thich Quang Duc and it is an immense story that I am hoping many more people find out. I really love that here in Vietnam the Buddhism is so strong and goes through many...More
Thích Quảng Đức (Vietnamese: [tʰǐk̟ kʷâːŋ ɗɨ̌k] (About this sound listen); 1897 – 11 June 1963; born Lâm Văn Túc), was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963. Quảng Đức was protesting...More