Tag: buddhism

Pema Chodron



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Birthname: Deirdre Blomfield-Brown, Acharya Ani Pema Chödrön
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Tibetan Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
July 14, 1936
Place of Birth: 
USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Lama Chime Rinpoche, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche


Sensei Anthony Stultz



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Sensei Tony, Anthony Stultz
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Navayana Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
US, Europe, Japan
Date of Birth: 
2/24/1963
Place of Birth: 
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


Milarepa



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Mila Thopaga (which means "delightful to hear"), Jetsun Milarepa
Function: 
Enlightened
Traditions: 
Bhudhhism, Mahayana Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Tibet
Date of Birth: 
A.D. 1052
Place of Birth: 
Kya Ngatsa (Tsa), Gungthang province, Western Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
A.D. 1135
Ancestor Gurus: 
Descendant Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Marpa Lotsawa - the master of Milarepa


Padmasambhava



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Guru Rinpoche, Orgyen Guru, Padmakara ,Saroruha Vajra
Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Bhudhhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Unknown
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
Unknown
Ancestor Gurus: 


D. T. Suzuki



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Suzuki Daisetsu
Function: 
Writer
Traditions: 
Zen, Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Japan
Date of Birth: 
October 18, 1870
Place of Birth: 
Tokyo,Tapan
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
July 12, 1966


Anand Krishna



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Guruji Anand Krishna
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Sai Baba
Main Countries of Activity: 
Indonesia
Date of Birth: 
01/09/1956
Place of Birth: 
Solo City, Indonesia
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Sheikh Baba


Cory Bright



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Nondual One
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Advaita, Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
United States, England, Australia
Date of Birth: 
June 12, 1959
Place of Birth: 
Bronx, New York, United States
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Tony Parsons, Jeff Foster, Scott Kiloby, Nathan Gill, Candice O'Denver, John Wheeler, Stephen Wingate, Richard Sylvester, Burt Jurgens


Seung Sahn



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
birthname: Dok-In Lee
Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Zen, Buddhism, Kwan Um School of Zen
Main Countries of Activity: 
South Korea, USA
Date of Birth: 
1927
Place of Birth: 
Seun Choen, North Korea
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
November 30, 2004
Ancestor Gurus: 
Descendant Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Ko Bong Soen Sa Nim, Keum Bong, Keum Oh, Dharma heir: Dae Gak, student: Myong Gong Sunim


Sayadaw U Tejaniya



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Function: 
Monk
Traditions: 
Theravada Buddhism, Vipassana
Main Countries of Activity: 
Myanmar
Date of Birth: 
07/04/1962
Place of Birth: 
Yangon, Myanmar
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw


Anagarika Dharmapala



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Don David Hewavitarne
Function: 
Monk
Traditions: 
Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
17 September 1864
Place of Birth: 
Colombo, Ceylon(Sri Lanka)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
29 April 1933