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Monday, December 19, 2022
U Buddhanyana ( 1955-2022)
Please join us in conveying our deepest condolences forU Buddhanyana (68 years old,3 vassa), President ofVidan Foundation Inc, who passed away on Sunday 10:00 am, Dec 18, 2022 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
U Buddhanyana 68 years old ( 1955-2022)
Mr. Bang C. Nguyen
Founder / President
Since 1992, Mr. Bang Nguyen has been devoted to local community activities, as well as several humanitarian and civil society projects in Vietnam.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is the founder of the Hoa-Mai Club (the private humanitarian group prior to the forming of The VIDAN Foundation, Inc.) formed in California in 2005. He is also the founder of Radio Hoa-Mai, a shortwave radio program broadcast to Vietnam to promote cultural exchange and the spirit of democracy and freedom.
Prior to the Hoa-Mai Club, Mr. Nguyen formed the Social Assistance Program for Vietnam (SAP-VN) a non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian organization based in Garden Grove, California in 1992. SAP-VN's primary objective is to provide direct relief to poor and needy people, especially orphans and handicapped children, mainly in health care, education, and social welfare. He retired from the SAP-VN in 1996 after it was successfully established to continue his humanitarian works in different sectors.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is also well known for his devotion to supporting pro-democracy and human-rights campaigns for Vietnam.
Mr. Nguyen was ordained as a Theravāda Buddhist monk in 2015, known as Rev. Ashin Buddhanyana, currently practicing in Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas,USA.
He passed away at age 68, on Sunday 10:00 am, Dec 18, 2022 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.
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