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Ven.Dr.Thich Nhat Tu
Ven. Dr.Thich Nhat Tu
Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu was born in Saigon in 1969. After completing
secondary high school, he became a novice at his early teens, under the
spiritual guidance of the late Most Ven. Thich Thien Hue at Giac Ngo
Temple and received full ordination in 1988. He is the founder of
Buddhism Today Association and abbot of Giac Ngo Temple. He has
extensively given public Dharma talks to Vietnamese communities in
Vietnam, America and Australia. He is committed to propagate Buddhist
teachings through education, cultural activities and charitable programs
in order to benefit the individuals and the society at large.
- Four year Diploma in Buddhist Studies (HCM City School for Buddhist
- B.A. in English (Ho Chi Minh City Normal University, 1994).
- M.A. in Philosophy (Delhi University, 1997).
- D.Phil. in Philosophy (Allahabad University, 2002).
- Chairman, Department of Buddhist Philosophy, Vietnam Buddhist
- Deputy Secretary of VBU Executive Council.
- Deputy secretary, Vietnam Buddhist Research Institute Executive
- Editorial Board Member of Vietnamese Tripitaka Translation Project.
- Founder, Buddhism Today Association.
- 1992 till day: Abbot, Giac Ngo Temple.
- 2002-2012: Deputy secretary, Central Department of International
Buddhist Affairs, VBS.
- 2002-2012: Executive member, Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) at HCMC.
- Deputy chairman and Secretary, Department of Buddhist Missionary, VBS
- 1988 ย– till day: Author of more than 30 books on Buddhism.
- 1991-1994: Editorial Board Member of Hue Quang Buddhist Encyclopedia
- 2004 ย– till day: Coordinator, Curriculum Committee, Vietnam Buddhist
- 2002-2007: Department of Buddhist Culture Secretary, VBS at HCMC
- 2002-2007: Director, Buddhist Music Association.
- Holding an extensive teaching experience at Vietnam Buddhist
University, the Advanced School for Dharma Propagation, and several
Buddhist Teacher Training Schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria Vung Tau
province, and Can Tho province. He has imparted a comprehensive
knowledge and understanding of Buddhism and Dharma teaching methodology
to thousands of Monastic Dharma-teachers-to-be over the last few years.
- Dharma Teacher for general public at different Temples such as Giac
Ngo Temple, Hoang Phap Temple, Xa Loi (Buddhaย’s Relics) Temple, An
Quang Temple, Pho Quang Temple, Duc Quang Temple, Giac Nguyen Temple and
provincial Temples as well as in Australia and America.
- Organizer of various Buddhist arts, paintings and calligraphy
exhibitions as well as Buddhist cultural performances including dances,
drama, and music.
- As a social activist, he has rendered a helping hand to unfortunate
people in the rural areas of Vietnam, providing relief and charity
including supporting orphanages, care for the elderly, and financial
support for the poor, conducting free eye operations, providing free
medical-care mobile clinics to victims of natural disasters such as
hurricanes and floods.
Ven. Thich Nhat Tu has attended and contributed papers at international
Buddhist conferences such as the International Conclave on Buddhism and
Spiritual Tourism (New Delhi), Fo Guang Shan International Monastic
Seminar (Kaohsiung), the Fourth World Buddhist Summit (Bangkok), Dharma
Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education Conference (Taipei),
the First World Buddhist Forum (Hangzhou), the 23rd General Conference
of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (Kaohsiung), the First
International Buddhist Conference (Kandy), the First International
Conference on Buddhism in the New Era (Ho Chi Minh City), International
Conference on Multi-ethnic and Multi-language Asia, and others. He has
been appointed as the International Committee member of the UN Day of
Vesak Celebration 2006 and Vice Chair, International Secretariat of the
UN Day of Vesak Celebration 2007, Bangkok.
- Editor and publisher of Buddhism Today Books Series (more than 50
volumes on several subjects have been published in Vietnamese to meet
the needs of researchers and practitioners).
- Author and editor of Buddhism Today Dharma Talks Series (More than 300
VCDs and Audio CDs on Buddhamdharma as taught by Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu
have been produced by the Buddhism Today Association for the general
- Editor and publisher of Buddhism Today Dharma Music Series (more than
25 CD albums have been published).
- Editor and publisher of the Vietnamese Tripitaka in MP3 format (The
recording of the Vietnamese Sutta Pitaka translated from the Pali by
Most Ven. Prof. Dr. Thich Minh Chau and that of the Mahayana tradition
translated from the Chinese by various Mahayana scholars, the Agamas,
and Vinaya Pitakas. The Abhidharma is being carried out. The first mp3
edition of Sutta Pitaka came into existence in May 2006 for celebrations
of Buddha Jayanti and has been placed on one of its websites,
http://tusachphathoc.com/, for downloading to both Macintosh and Windows
computers. It is available for free for non-commercial purposes.
- He is organizer and moderator of A Fortnightly Retreat for about 1500
practitioners at Pho Quang Temple, HCMC.
- He has been conducted meditation retreats for thousands of inmates in
several Rehabilitation Facilities and Correctional Facilities in South
Vietnam, such as Tan Hiep (1200 inmates), Chanh Phu Hoa (1000 inmates),
Phu Nghia (400 inmates) and Ba Ria Vung Tau (800 inmates).
- On February 5 and April 23, 2007, a total of 1850 ย“long-termย”
inmates of K.20 Prison, a security jail in Ben Tre Province, under his
guidance, have observed vegetarianism and mindfulness practice as a path
to inner freedom.
- Central Office, Vietnam Buddhist University, Thien Vien Van Hanh, 750
Nguyen Kiem, Quan Phu Nhuan, TP.HCM, Vietnam.
92 Nguyen Chi Thanh, P.3, Q.10, TP.HCM, Vietnam
Tel: +84-908-153-160 (cell); +84-8-830-9570 (home)
Email: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: http://www.buddhismtoday.com/ & http://www.tusachphathoc.com/
Buddhist Thought Magazine, editor. Saigon: 1991.
Buddhist Daily Chanting Book. Saigon: Religious Publishing House, 1994.
A Guide for Writing Research Paper. Saigon: HCM Publishing House, 2002.
Buddhist Repentance Book. Saigon: Religious Publishing House, 2002.
Sutra on Amitabha Buddha. Saigon: Religious Publishing House, 2003.
Buddhist Prayer for the Death. Saigon: Religious Publishing House, 2003.
Buddhist Prayer for the Disease. Saigon: Religious Publishing House,
Contributor of Hue Quang Buddhist Encyclopedia, 8 volumes. Saigon:
Religious Publishing House, 2005.
A Critique of Catholic Conversion in Asia. Los Angeles: Giao Diem, 2005.
Vesak Chanting Book. Saigon: Religious Publishing House, 2006.
Gratitude to Parents Chanting Book. Saigon: Religious Publishing House,
Transformation of Emotion. Saigon: The Asian Publishing House, 2007.