Tag: Tibetan Buddhism

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: 


Keith Dowman



Fast Facts
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Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Dzogchen, Tibetan Buddhism, Mahamudra
Main Countries of Activity: 
Nepal. Israel, Europe, USA
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Unknown
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


Nagarjuna



Fast Facts
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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: 


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


Theos Casimir Bernard



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
White Lama
Function: 
Yogi
Traditions: 
Yoga , Tibetan Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
December 10, 1908
Place of Birth: 
Los Angeles, California
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
Unknown


Khentrul Lodro Thaye Rinpoche



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Khentrul Rinpoche, Khentrul Lodrö Thayé Rinpoche
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Tibetan Buddhism, Katog Choling
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Golok, Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
His guru - Jigme Phuntsog Rinpoche


Bhakti Ananda Goswami



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
David Sherman (birthname), David Michael Sherman, HG Bhakti Ananda Goswami Pandita
Function: 
Monk
Traditions: 
Gaudiya Vaisnavism, Tibetan & Pure Land Buddhism, Catholicism
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA, India
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Coos Bay, Oregon, United States
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
HG Radhanatha Swami


Panchen Lama



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, The world's youngest political prisinor
Function: 
Lama
Traditions: 
Tibetan Buddhism, Gelug School, Mahayana, Lamaism
Main Countries of Activity: 
China, India
Date of Birth: 
April 25, 1989
Place of Birth: 
Lhari County, Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Jigdal Dagchen Rinpoche



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Jigdal Dagchen Sakya
Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Tibetan Buddhism,Sakya
Main Countries of Activity: 
United States
Date of Birth: 
2, November,1929
Place of Birth: 
Tibet
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes