List of Buddhist Sanghas and Governing Bodies

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This is a growing List of Buddhist Sanghas and Governing Bodies. A sangharaja or patriarch is the senior monk of a Buddhist Sangha. A supreme sangharaja is the head of more than one Buddhist order.

Sanghas of Bangladesh[edit]

Bangladesh Sangha Bhikkhu Mahasabha
Sangha Sangharaja of Bhikkhu Mahasabha Term of Office Headquarters
Sangha Bhikkhu Mahasabha

Sangharaja Jyotipala Mahathera [1]

-2003

Sanghas of Cambodia[edit]

The Supreme Sangha of Cambodia
Sangha Supreme Sangharaja of Cambodia Term of Office Headquarters
Supreme Sangha of Cambodia Surpeme Sangharaja Tep Vong 2006–present Phnom Penh
Cambodian Nikayas Cambodian Patriarchs Term of Office Headquarters
Maha Nikaya Patriarch Non Nget [2][3] 2006–present
Dhammayuttika Nikaya Patriarch Bour Kry 1991–present

Sangha of Laos[edit]

Lao United Buddhists Association [4]
Sangha of Laos Sangha President of Laos Term of Office Headquarters
Sangha of Laos

Sangha President Vichit Singalat [5]

Vientiane

Sanghas of Thailand[edit]

Supreme Sangha Council of Thailand
Sangha Supreme Sangharaja of Thailand Term of Office Headquarters
Supreme Sangha of Thailand seat currently vacant [6]

Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara [7]


Vasana Nilprapha


Pun Sukcharoen


Chuan Sirisom


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsagatayana (Yoo)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsagatayana (Plod Ketuthat) [8]


Somdet Phra Luang Vajirayanavangsa (Momrajavong Chuen Nobbavong)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsagatayana (Phae)


Somdet Kromma Luang Jinavorn Sirivaddhana (Prince Bhujong Jombhunuj)


Somdet Phramahasamanachao Kromphraya Vajirananavarorasa (Prince Manusyanag Manob)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsagatayana (Sa)


Somdet Krom Phraya Pavares Variyalongkorn (Prince Rurk)


Somdet Kromma Phra Paramanujit Jinoros (Prince Vasugri)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Nag)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Don)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Suk)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Mee)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Suk)


Somdet Phra Ariyavangsayana (Sri)

2014

1989-2013


1973–1988


1972–1973


1965–1971


1963–1966


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1945–1958


1938–1944


1921–1937


1910–1921


1893–1899


1853–1892


1851–1853


1843–1849


1822–1842


1820–1822


1816–1819


1794–1816


1782–1794

Bangkok

Sangha of Vietnam[edit]

Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam
Sangha of Vietnam Sangharaja of Vietnam Term of Office Headquarters
Sangha of Vietnam

Sangharaja Thich Pho Tue [9]

2007–present

Hanoi

See also[edit]

References[edit]