VẠN HẠNH MONASTERY - VIỆT NAM
Vạn Hạnh Monastery ( Vạn Hạnh Thiền Viện ) is located at Phú Nhuận , Sài Gòn. It was built in 1976 by Most Venerable Thích Minh Châu as a place for Buddhist practice and study . In the main hall stands a statue of Sakyamuni Buddha sitting in meditation on a lotus throne . Vạn Hạnh is the Viet Nam Budhism Higher College Office, the Institute of Buddhism Research Office and the Translation Council of Viet Nam Prayer Book Office .