Buddhist Institute, Cambodia

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The Buudhist Institute in Phnom Penh

The Buddhist Institute is the principal Buddhist institution of the government of Cambodia.

The current director is Nguon Van Chanthy. Its primary facilities are located in Phnom Penh.[1]


It was founded on May 12, 1930 by King Sisowath Monivong of Cambodia, King Sisavong Vong of Laos, the Governor General of Indochina Pierre Pasquier and head of the École française d'Extrême-Orient, George Coedes.[2]


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  1. ^ Buddhist Institute, About
  2. ^ Marston, John Amos; Elizabeth Guthrie (2004). History, Buddhism, and new religious movements in Cambodia. University of Hawaii Press. p. 76. ISBN 0-8248-2868-2.

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