The author has religious name Thich Tam Duc and family name Nguyen xuan Kinh, born on June 07, 1953 in Thua Thien, Vietnam.
He was a student of University of Van Hanh in Sai Gon before 1975 and ordained as novice in 1981 and monk in 1985 under the guidance of Master Thich Minh Chau, the former Rector of Van Hanh and Vietnam Buddhist University in Hochiminh City, Vietnam.
After completing his B.A. in Buddhist Studies in 1988 and M.A. in History in 1991 in Vietnam, he, in University of Delhi, continued to complete his M.A. in Buddhist Studies in 1993, Ph. D. in Buddhist Studies in 1997 with the thesis `Thien of Vietnamese Buddhism under the Tran Dynasty,` Diploma in Pali language in 1998, Diploma in Chinese Language in 1998, and Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2003 with the thesis `Philosophy of the Saddharmapundarika-sutra.`
He returned back to Vietnam in 2003 and has become a member of The Dharma Executive Council, Vietnam Buddhist Sangha; Vice Rector of Vietnam Buddhist Research Institute and Vice Rector & Lecturer of Vietnam Buddhist University in Hochiminh City.
He has had a number of writings in magazines, electronic newspapers and in workshops and conferences.
He has also attended International conferences since 2004 in India, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, New Zealand, Australia, Philippines and did give a speech `Conflict and Illusions` at the UN Headquarters in New York, U.S.A. on the occasion of Vesak 2011 on May 16, 2011.
The book `Buddhist Solutions` was written by him and published in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2008.