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Theravada in Vietnam

Postby pilgrim » Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:09 am

A thesis wriiten on the Introduction and rise of Theravada in vietnam ( pdf file)
http://www.mcu.ac.th/userfiles/file/lib ... is/818.pdf
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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby Bankei » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:48 am

Thanks. Looks interesting.
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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby auvoantic » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:16 am

i'm a vietnamese, i live in hanoi
in hanoi, it seems like there are are 2 main theravada groups
they participated in the same places but thay have sub groups or somethings
1 the people practice under vien minh bikhhu

http://www.trungtamhotong.org/

2 the people who go to burma
some follow u tejaniya
few goenka

there are no theravada monks in hanoi
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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby Sarva » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:04 am

Welcome Auvoantic :)
Would you recommend people living in non-buddhist countries that they visit Vietnam to help better understand Buddhist traditions?

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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby pilgrim » Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:12 am

Here's a list of Theravada temples in vietnam.
http://www.budsas.org/uni/u-gioithieu-p ... u-13vn.htm

HCM means Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon
"Chua" means Monastery; "Nguyen Thuy" means Theravada.
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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby minh-khong » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:21 am

Theravada exists in South VN from monks going to Thailand and Shrilanka. Most of VN is Mahayana from under the influence of China.
You can see this documentary clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjvGopI52_M

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Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Postby pilgrim » Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:21 am

A more recent video of a monastery in Vietnam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGTd_qLvTZo
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