Vietnamese beliefs and religions

While visiting Vietnam, you must have noticed locals burn incense offerings either at home or on the roadside, just like in many other Asian countries, Vietnam actually has many temples and pagodas everywhere. Which religions or beliefs do most people follow in Vietnam ? How is their spiritual life? Are Vietnamese people mostly Buddhists? Let’s explore and try to find answers to these questions in this article.

Vietnam is a country with more than 4000 years of history. In the Red River delta, archaeologists found many bird paintings on the archaeological sites, from which they believed that the ancient Vietnamese believed in worshiping birds. Besides, the images of mountains, rivers, sea, etc., which were also respected by Vietnamese people as gods to protect and bless people is a testament to Vietnam’s primitive beliefs.

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