Tag: Mahayana

Dalai Lama



Fast Facts
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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: 


Dagpo Rinpoche Losang Jamphel Jhampa Gyamtshog



Fast Facts
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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: 


Bodhidharma



Fast Facts
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Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Bhddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, China
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Unknown
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
Unknown
Ancestor Gurus: 


Milarepa



Fast Facts
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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


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