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Astronism in Vietnam refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Vietnam, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of Vietnam oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Vietnam is split into fifty-eight provinces and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Hanoi.

This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.

It is the Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.

Other terms

Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Vietnam including:

  • Astro-Vietnamese philosophy
  • Astro-Vietnamese religion
  • Astro-Vietnamese spirituality
  • Vietnamese astroncy
  • Vietnamese Astronism
  • Vietnamese astronomical religion
  • Vietnamese Cosmism
  • Vietnamese space religion

History of Astronism in Vietnam

Astronism is not presently recognised as a religion by the Vietnamese government as of December 2020. Despite this, 29,790 Astronists are reported to be living in Vietnam according to the 2020 Demographics of Astronism report, up from the 24,600 Astronists recorded in 2019.

Religious freedoms for those Astronists living in Vietnam have been designated as terminal by the Astronist Institution's 2020 Astronist Freedom report which measures the nature and extents of religious liberties for Astronists by country.

As of late 2020, no Astronist content had been accurately or officially translated into Vietnamese which demonstrates a further issues for Astronists in the country to engage with Astronism.

Astronist demographics in Vietnam

Year Number of Astronists
2019 24,600
2020 29,790

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