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Non Nuoc Pagoda

Perched more than 110 meters above the ground majestically, Non Nuoc Pagoda sits amidst an arc-shaped mountain range, resembling a wise sage on a celestial throne.

This lofty vantage point oversees the idyllic landscapes of Ve Linh village, Phu Linh commune, and Soc Son district in vibrant Hanoi.

Zen Chronicles: Ngo Chan Luu’s Reign

Step back in time as we unravel the Zen legacy of Non Nuoc Pagoda. Ngo Chan Luu, a Zen master and descendant of Ngo Quyen, took the helm in 971, earning the esteemed title Khuong Viet Quoc Su.

Famed for aiding Ly Cong Uan’s ascent to power, he marked an era that shaped Vietnamese history across three dynasties.

Spiritual Wisdom at Vietnam Buddhist Academy

Delve into the spiritual heart of Hanoi at the Vietnam Buddhist Academy. 

Established in 1981, this institution, now based at Quan Su Pagoda, is a testament to the Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s commitment to research and education. 

Witness the academy’s growth on more than 11 hectares, embracing a mission to train thousands of monks and nuns.

Architectural Serenity: Non Nuoc Thien Pagoda Complex

Explore the grounds where tranquility meets history. 

The Vietnam Buddhist Academy’s new home finds its roots in the “Non Nuoc Thien Pagoda” complex, echoing the rich legacy of Thang Long Buddhism. 

With a sprawling campus hosting lecture halls, a library, and a medical center, it’s an architectural marvel designed for enlightenment.

Building Buddhism: From Groundbreaking to Enlightenment

Embark on a journey through time as we unveil the ambitious project behind the Vietnam Buddhist Academy.

Costing approximately 200 billion VND and spanning 15 to 20 years, this ongoing construction is poised to be a beacon of Buddhist education, with the Hanoi branch joining its counterparts in Ho Chi Minh City and Hue.

Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet: Guiding Light of Non Nuoc

Meet the present guardian of Non Nuoc Pagoda, Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet (born in 1962). 

As the current abbot, his wisdom and leadership continue the legacy of spiritual enlightenment that has endured for centuries.

Leading the Harmony: Venerable Thich Thanh Dat

Discover the esteemed figure at the helm of the Hanoi Vietnam Buddhist Academy, Venerable Thich Thanh Dat. 

His leadership exemplifies a commitment to harmonizing spirituality and education in the heart of Hanoi.

Unveil the Mystique, Explore the Essence – Visit Hanoi Today!

Are you ready to journey through Hanoi’s spiritual and historical wonders? 

Plan your visit now and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Non Nuoc Pagoda and the Vietnam Buddhist Academy.

Let Hanoi be your guide to enlightenment!

Non Nuoc Pagoda

Bởi NKSTTSSHNVN – Tác phẩm được tạo bởi người tải lên, CC BY-SA 4.0,

LocationPerched 110m above ground in Soc Son district, Hanoi
Architectural StyleArc-shaped mountain range resembling a celestial throne
FounderNgo Chan Luu, a Zen master and descendant of Ngo Quyen
LegacyInstrumental in bringing Ly Cong Uan to the throne, spanning three dynasties
Current AbbotVenerable Thich Thanh Quyet (born in 1962)
Associated ComplexPart of the “Non Nuoc Thien Pagoda” complex with a rich Thang Long Buddhism history
NoteworthyOversees prosperous landscapes of Ve Linh village and clear blue lakes



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