Thanks to the support of agencies, organizations, individuals and the main funding from the Foundation for Hungarian-Vietnamese relations, after a period of construction, the Dai Bi pagoda was completed successfully in Simontornya, Hungary. 

The Grand Opening Ceremony of Dai Bi Pagoda took place at 10 am on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 ( August 10 in Mau Tuat).

Ceremony to cut the ribbon of Dai Bi Pagoda

Grand Opening Ceremony of Dai Bi Pagoda rejoiced at the arrival of eight monks from the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha led by Venerable Thich Thien My, Standing Deputy Head of the Central Buddhist Overseas Buddhist Church Vietnam. The inauguration ceremony was also honored to welcome Mr. Hau A Lynh, Vice Chairman and General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, and welcome distinguished guests from Hungary as well as the Buddhists and those who love Buddhism from all over the world gathered. The Mayor of Simontornya city with the Hungarian media press are also come and report on this solemn ceremony

Thich Thien My (fourth row from the left) at the inauguration of Dai Bi Pagoda

Dai Bi Pagoda was built with the financial support of the Foundation for Hungarian-Vietnamese relations and owned by all Hungarian society, serving all Buddhists as well as those who love Buddhism all over the world. The pagoda is always open to everyone. Dai Bi Pagoda will become a place of practice and pilgrimage for all Vietnamese people in Hungary as well as a corner of Vietnamese culture there.


Vice Chairman - General Secretary Hau A Lenh on behalf of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front gave flowers to Mrs. Phan Bich Thien

Member of Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front, Chairman of Vietnam - Hungary Relations on the occasion of the inauguration of Dai Bi pagoda.

At the ceremony, Mayor Csoszne Kazc Edit warmly welcomed the Vice President - General Secretary Hau A Lenh to visit Simontornya City and attend the inauguration ceremony of Dai Bi Pagoda. The Mayor appreciated the contribution of Mrs. Phan Bich Thien, Chairman of the Vietnam-Hungary Relationship Foundation for the construction of Dai Bi pagoda, as well as practical and effective contributions to the development of the city. Simontornya. The head of Simontornya city government affirmed will continue to create favorable conditions for the Vietnamese community to live here to enjoy spiritual cultural activities, preserving the Eastern cultural traditions in Europe.

Toàn cảnh chùa Đại Bi

The inauguration event of Dai Bi pagoda shows the growth in all aspects of the Vietnamese community in Hungary, especially the development of spiritual culture, associated with preserving the national cultural tradition. The Dai Bi temple in Hungary will become the address for overseas Vietnamese people in Europe towards the true value - good - beauty, continue to promote the spirit of solidarity and love in the Vietnamese community, spiritually Love your homeland, your country to your homeland.