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​​Lanterns illuminate Saigon’s iconic canal in observance of Vesak Day

​​Lanterns illuminate Saigon’s iconic canal in observance of Vesak Day

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 16:52 GMT+7

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One of the seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery is seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
One of the seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery is seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Local people enjoy a walk along the embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in the beautiful light of brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Local people enjoy a walk along the embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in the beautiful light of brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery are seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery are seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, a Phu Nhuan District resident, carries her grandchild while walking along the canal. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, a Phu Nhuan District resident, carries her grandchild while walking along the canal. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery are seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Seven large lotus-shaped lanterns by Quan Am Monastery are seen on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A couple choose the shimmery embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal for their date. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A couple choose the shimmery embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal for their date. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A couple choose the shimmery embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal for their date. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A couple choose the shimmery embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal for their date. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Big lamp posts set along the embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal are seen in this photo. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Big lamp posts set along the embankment of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal are seen in this photo. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A local prays for peace in front of a Buddha statue. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A local prays for peace in front of a Buddha statue. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A little girl makes a pose next to the brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A little girl makes a pose next to the brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A woman watches a brightly-colored lantern. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A woman watches a brightly-colored lantern. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A little boy prays in the background of many brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A little boy prays in the background of many brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A woman watches the brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A woman watches the brightly-colored lanterns. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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