Tag: buddhism

S.N. Goenka



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Satya Narayan Goenka, Goenkaji
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Buddhism, Vipassana
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, all countries
Date of Birth: 
January 30, 1924
Place of Birth: 
Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
September 29, 2013
Descendant Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Sayagyi U Ba Khin (Goenka's Dhamma teacher)


Buddha



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Siddhārtha Gautama (Siddhattha Gotama), Śākyamuni (Shakyamuni)
Function: 
Enlightened
Traditions: 
Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
563 BCE
Place of Birth: 
Lumbin, Kapilvastu, Nepal
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
483 BC


Stephen Wolinsky



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Stephen H. Wolinsky
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Advaita, Buddhism, Madhyamika, Quantum Psychology
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
NYC, New York, USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


Dalai Lama



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, Lhamo Döndrub
Function: 
Holy Leader
Traditions: 
Tibetan Buddhism, Gelug School, Mahayana, Lamaism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Tibet, India
Date of Birth: 
6 July 1935
Place of Birth: 
Taktser, Amdo Province, Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Thich Nhat Hanh



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Thầy
Function: 
Monk
Traditions: 
Buddhism, Zen
Main Countries of Activity: 
Vietnam, USA, Europe
Date of Birth: 
October 11, 1926
Place of Birth: 
Quảng Ngãi, Vietnam
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Catherine Ingram



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Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Advaita, Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Europe, USA
Date of Birth: 
1952
Place of Birth: 
USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Dagpo Rinpoche Losang Jamphel Jhampa Gyamtshog



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Dagpo Rinpoche, Bamchoe Rinpoche
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Mahayana Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
France, Malaysia, India
Date of Birth: 
1931
Place of Birth: 
Region of Kongpo, southeast Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Mother Kwan Yin



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Mother Earth, Quan Yin
Function: 
Enlightened
Traditions: 
Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
China, Tibet, Japan
Date of Birth: 
13th century
Place of Birth: 
Japan
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Mother Tara, Avalokiteswara


Ram Bahadur Bomjon



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Palden Dorje, Tamang Tulku Rimpoche, Buddha Boy
Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Nepal
Date of Birth: 
9 April 1990
Place of Birth: 
Nepal
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Nagarjuna



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Acharya Nāgārjun
Function: 
Philosopher
Traditions: 
Madhyamaka school of Mahāyāna Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
150 CE
Place of Birth: 
Andhara Pardesh, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
250 CE
Ancestor Gurus: 
Descendant Gurus: