Welcome to Mahapanya Vidayalai
Mahapanya Vidayalai translated as college of wisdom, is an international Buddhist college located in Hat Yai, Thailand.
The college is affiliated with Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU) Thailand.
MPV was founded by the Supreme Patriarch of Anamikaya (the Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist sect of Thailand) and with supports of the Theravada Sangha. The college was launched in 2002. It is offers high school education as well as an international bachelor degree program in Buddhist studies with a concentration in Mahayana Buddhism.
Mahapanya Vidayalai is becoming a center of education, information, and research on Buddhism. With cooperation of other institutes of higher learning, home and international, it in going to produce graduates of quality and virtue.
The Principle missions of Mahapanya Vidayalai are following:
> Production and development of quality graduates to fulfill the requirements of the society.
> Promotion of researches and studies for practical application and propagation of Buddhism.
> Contribution of services relevant to Buddhology towards communities and the society at large.
> Support and conservation of local culture.
Mahapanya Vidayalai determines to develop interested practitioners of Buddhism, both monks and lay people, local and abroad. It has decided to become an institute of Buddhology.