National Office of Buddhism

National Office of Buddhism
săm-nák ngaan prá pút-tá-sàat-sà-năa hàeng châat
Agency overview
Formed 3 October 2002 (3 October 2002)
Jurisdiction Thailand
Headquarters Phutthamonthon, Nakhon Pathom

The National Office of Buddhism (Thai: สำนักงานพระพุทธศาสนาแห่งชาติ, abbreviated ONB) is an agency of the central government of Thailand. It is an independent department, reporting directly to the prime minister. ONB, alongside the Thai Sangha, sponsors Thailand's overseas Buddhist missionary policy and activities.[1]


  1. Kitiarsa, Pattana (2010-04-30). "Missionary Intent and Monastic Networks: Thai Buddhism as a Transnational Religion". Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia. 25 (1): 109–132. ISSN 1793-2858.

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