Time to visit a place: 120 minutes
Open Time: 6:00 AM -
Close Time: 6:00 PM
Address: My Nhon street, My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District, Can Tho City
Truc Lam Phuong Nam Buddhist Meditation Monastery is located in My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District, Can Tho City. This is the largest monastery in the Southwest region.
The monastery was started construction in 2013 (year of the Snake), on an area of 38,016 m². After many months of construction, the monastery was inaugurated in 2014 (year of the Horse).
The main hall is a combination of Tran Dynasty and Ly Dynasty. The bell weighs 1.5 tons are made in the style of Keo pagoda bell tower in Thai Binh province. Notably, the wood in these categories is imported ironwood from South Africa.
Inside the main hall, in the middle is a 3,5 ton bronze statue of Sakyamuni Buddha, carved in a sitting posture and a handle of a lotus flower (symbols for the pure and enlightenment); on the two sides are the Samantabhadra Bodhisattva statue (he is sitting on a white elephant with 6 ivories symbols for wisdom and compassion) and Manjushri Bodhisattva (he is sitting on a green lions symbols for the wisdom and holding a sword symbols for cutting off the painful thinking) . Inside the campus is the statue of Bo De Dat Ma Grand Master and 3 Truc ... View more