Thich Thong Hai
- Most Venerable Thich Thong Hai was born in 1951 in Ben Tre, Vietnam. Ordained at age 11 with Most Venerable Thich Thanh Tu, dean of Truc Lam Zen Monastery, Dalat. Ordained complete 250 Bhiksu commandments in 1976.
- Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Religion in 1989 and Master of Science in Public Health in 1997 in Hawaii, USA.
- Bachelor’s degree in Acupuncture Oriental Medical University, Hawaii, USA, 1993.
- Established Paradise Nursing Home in Honolulu, Hawaii, from 1997 to 2004.
- Director of the following Chan Khong Monastery – Honolulu, Hawaii, An Lac Monastery – Ventura, California, and Chan Khong Monastery – Chatsworth, California.
- Department Head of the Social Charity Organization of Unified Buddhist Temples of Vietnam in United States.
- Author and published translation: (1) Meditation and The Spiritual Experiences, (2) and Buddhist Academic Thought Meditation, (3) Buddhist Meditation In China, (4) Color Buddhist Comic stories bilingual for children, (5) Fairy Story of Sakyamuni Buddha, (6) Fairytale Story of Angulimala.