The Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam (abbreviated as BSV, Vietnamese: Giáo hội Phật giáo Việt Nam) is the only Buddhist Sangha recognised by the Vietnamese government and is a member of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front. The BSV was founded after Vietnam's Buddhist Convention was held at Quan Su Temple on November 7, 1981. The BSV was founded to unify Buddhist activities of Vietnamese Buddhist monks, nuns and lay followers. The Head of the 6th term Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam (2007-2012) is Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue.



See also

*Buddhist Association of China *Korea Buddhists Federation *Central Spiritual Board of Buddhists of the USSR

External links

Buddhist Temple of Vietnam

Vietnamese Buddhist FamiliesPhật sự Online
- The official news agency of the Sangha
An Viên Youtube Channel
- The Sangha-owned television channel
Vietnamese Buddhist Portal
- The Sangha's official website * Category:Buddhism in Vietnam Category:Buddhist organizations Category:Religious organizations established in 1981 Category:1981 establishments in Vietnam