Anho monastery, (towards) Guangzhou, Guangdong, CN

Raw data

An-ho monastery, Kuang-chou province, CN. Headed by Vo-Ngon-Thong (?-826). Mahayana: Ch'an line. Active c. 810 and onwards. Src: Thich Thien-An (1975:55)
Input by: tmciolek, 20 Feb 2009

Guangzhou or Canton, city (1994 est. pop. 3,113,800), capital of Guangdong prov., S China, a major deepwater port on the Pearl River delta.
Input by: tmciolek, 9 Apr 2009

Guangzhou, China Page
Other names: Kouang-chou,Fan-yü,Kwangchow,Kwang-chowfu,Kuang-chou,Canton,Puyün,Kuang-chou-shih,Fan-yu,P'an-yü,Shengcheng,P'an-yu,Guangzhou Shi,Puyun
World:China:Guangdong Sheng
Lat 23.1167 Long 113.2500

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 09 Apr 2009

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of An-ho monastery, CN.

General location of the An-ho monastery, CN.
lat=23.1167 long=113.2500
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20CN)&ll=23.1167,113.2500&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Anho monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Guangdong Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • An-ho monastery - Thich Thien-An (1975:55)

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

  • [missing data]

6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • Mahayana - Thich Thien-An (1975:55)

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • Ch'an/Zen - Thich Thien-An (1975:55)

11. Date-early

  • [missing data]

12. Date-intermediate

  • Active c. 810 and onwards. Src: Thich Thien-An (1975:55)
  • MBM chrono-tag 0767-99p 0800-32c 0833-66p - tmciolek 19 Dec 2012
  • 0767-99p 0800-32c 0833-66p dated-x

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • [missing data]

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

  • [missing data]

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