Vo Ngon Thong (Vô Ngôn Thông)

Vo Ngon Thong

Vô Ngôn Thông (728-826). A Chinese Buddhist monk who came to Việt Nam from Guangzhou. He taught at Kiến Sơ Pagoda in Bắc Ninh Province, where he founded the second Zen school in Việt Nam.

Buddhism monks in Vietnam
Buddhism monks in Vietnam

This school lasted for 15 generations with a total of about 40 superior monks.

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