HOW TO TELL “ĐÌNH – ĐỀN – CHÙA” APART

  • Namthilanguage
  • 03/04/2021
 Chùa (Pagoda) is a Buddhism institution where monastics live and practice their faith.

E.g. Vĩnh Nghiêm Pagoda, Hoằng Pháp Pagoda

Đình is a kind of temple where villagers worship their village’s deity (Thành hoàng) and meet to discuss public issues.

E.g. Đình Bảng Village temple,…

 

Đền (Shrine) is the place to worship a Saint or a revered historical figure.

E.g. Hùng King Shrine, Đức thánh Trần Shrine.

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