Nhat Nam School Philosophy
Broken down, “Nhất” means unity, “Nam” means destination to the south or a favorable number 5. Sometimes Nhất Nam is translated as a young branch.
As we can see, the name of the school has both direct and hidden meanings. These two meanings also lie in the attributes of the school.
The culture and world-view of Vietnam is related to the ancient philosophy and religion of the Orient. Vietnamese assimilated Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and other philosophical systems, have also influenced the philosophy of Nhất Nam.The definition of Nhất Nam is multi-faceted.