Influence of Buddhist Ethics on Cultural Factors in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Tran Mai Uoc, Dang Thi Phuong Anh


Buddhism is one of the great religions in the world. In the process of spreading to the lands and countries, Buddhism penetrated and influenced the formation of the cultural life of the people there. Ho Chi Minh City, with over 300 years old, is considered a new land in Vietnam. The dynamic development of the city has integrated many external cultural factors and turned it into the identity of the land. Buddhist ethics is one of the factors that most strongly influenced the cultural factors of this land. The article explores the influence of Buddhist ethics on cultural factors in Ho Chi Minh City to see the significance and meaning of Buddhism in the development of Ho Chi Minh City scene of innovation and integration.

Key words:Buddhism, Buddhist ethics, cultural, religions, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam