Quang Minh Thich | FSU Library: Vietnamese Buddhism in America | 3-CHAPTER 1: The Transmission of Buddhism to Vietnam | Part 3


The Tradition of Mantrayana of Vietnam   From the beginning of the transmission of Buddhism to Vietnam, though Mantrayana had never stood out as a major Buddhist tradition itself, the miraculous power of mantras had been a captivating element. Phật Quang (Buddha Radiance), the first Buddhist monk from India narrated in the legend of “Nhất…

Quang Minh Thich | FSU Library: Vietnamese Buddhism in America | 3-CHAPTER 1: The Transmission of Buddhism to Vietnam | Part 2


Pho Minh Pagoda Tower | Photo: Chua Viet A Brief History of Vietnamese Buddhism Buddhism had long been introduced to ancient Vietnam directly from India via the sea route, the well-worn commercial thoroughfare between eastern and western Asia as early as 2CE,[1] even before Chinese Buddhism. The introduction of Buddhism into Vietnam can be traced…

Quang Minh Thich | FSU Library: Vietnamese Buddhism in America | 1-Acknowledgements, Table Of Contents


Vietnamese Refugees at a Buddhist service at Camp Pendleton National Archives and Records Administration Electronic Theses, Treatises and Dissertations | The Graduate School | 2007 THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES VIETNAMESE BUDDHISM IN AMERICA by QUANG MINH THICH A Dissertation submitted to the Department of Religion in partial fulfillment of the requirements…