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  1. Buddhists are encouraged to do good deeds not for the sake of gaining a place in heaven.
  2. Buddhists are everyday people.
  3. Buddhists are few in number, and their energies are necessarily fully occupied with learning and teaching.
  4. Buddhists are human. (Web site)
  5. Buddhists are increasingly active in many further countries of Europe.


  1. Buddhadasa is one of the most important reformers in the history of Theravada Buddhism in Thailand.
  2. The name "Buddhadasa" (literally meaning "servant of Buddha") sounds unconventional and rather provoking - then as now.


  1. Buddhaghosa was also the author of the Visuddhimagga, or Path of Purification, which is a manual of doctrine and practice according to the Theravada school. (Web site)
  2. Buddhaghosa: the budding intellectual became well learned in Dhamma and Vinaya under Mahasthavira Revata. (Web site)

Ajahn Brahm

  1. Ajahn Brahm is a very good teacher and his humorous dialogue provided the fun factor in the class.
  2. Ajahn Brahm is a witty and humourous speaker with great insights and wisdom.
  3. Ajahn Brahm was ordained in Bangkok at the age of twenty-three by the Abbot of Wat Saket. (Web site)

Ajahn Khemadhammo

  1. Ajahn Khemadhammo is a is a teacher of Theravada Buddhism, he was a student of Ajahn Chah at Wat Nong Pah Pong.

Alice Walker

  1. Alice Walker is a novelist and author of The Color Purple. (Web site)
  2. Alice Walker is the acclaimed author of The Color Purple and other novels. (Web site)
  3. Alice Walker was playing outdoors with her brothers.
  4. Alice Walker: For me, it is also not having my love and faith in the earth itself broken. (Web site)
  5. Alice Walker: To bring it into yourself. (Web site)

Allen Ginsberg

  1. Allen Ginsberg is a fine narrator at first but his wacky, happy reading becomes tiring. (Web site)
  2. Allen Ginsberg is a great camera subject, but he's mostly been a subject in documentaries about other people, like Jack Kerouac or William Burroughs.
  3. Allen Ginsberg is a great poet, but he only really liked poets who wrote like him, in his style.
  4. Allen Ginsberg was a member of the original Dharma Beats cosmic team which was created in 1983.
  5. Allen Ginsberg was born in New Jersey in 1926, the son of a well-known poet and teacher. (Web site)


  1. Among the foreign monks special mention may be made of Subhakara Si"mha, Vajrabodhi and Amoghavajra, all from India. (Web site)
  2. The Tang emperor granted dharma instruments to Amoghavajra who setup the first abhiseka-bodhi-mandala at Daxing Temple, thus founded Hanmi.
  3. Wutai was completed in 767, a pet project of Amoghavajra's, and one of his many efforts to promote the bodhisattva Ma--ju--r-- as the protector of China. (Web site)

Amy Tan

  1. Amy Tan is a very popular novelist in the United States with her books The Kitchen God's Wife and The Joy Luck Club, which was made into a movie.
  2. Amy Tan was born in California shortly after her parents emigrated from China.
  3. Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California in 1952, several years after her mother and father immigrated to the San Francisco Bay area from China. (Web site)

An Shih Kao

  1. An Shih Kao was a Bhiksu when he was a little boy.
  2. An Shih Kao was conversant with Chinese and was the first to translate Indian texts into Chinese.
  3. An Shih Kao was the first historical Buddhist figure to spread Buddhism and Zen to China and the first known translator of Indian sutras into Chinese.
  4. An Shih Kao was the first to translate Buddhist documents into Chinese and founded Chinese Buddhism.

Anagarika Dharmapala

  1. Anagarika Dharmapala was born as David Hewavitarana in 1864, and received his early education at Christian schools (not unlike Arumuga Navalar).
  2. Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the greatest men Sri Lanka has produced. (Web site)

Anagarika Govinda

  1. Lama Anagarika Govinda was a German who lived from 1898 - 1986. (Web site)
  2. Anagarika Govinda, der unter diesem Namen in Indien eingebürgert wurde, kam als Sohn eines deutschen Vaters und einer bolivianischen Mutter am 17.


  1. Ananda was apparently unsatisfied by this reply, and asked the question again. (Web site)
  2. Ananda was known for his excellent memory. (Web site)

Andrew Black

  1. Andrew Black is a Buddhist who came in fifth in the 2005 World Poker Championship.
  2. Andrew Black was born in 1966 and lives in Dublin, Ireland.

Andy Lau

  1. Andy Lau is a great singer.
  2. Andy Lau is a male stripper named Big outfitted in an enormous rubber Hulk suit. (Web site)
  3. Andy Lau is one example of a person who is multi-talented and pretty much good at it.
  4. Andy Lau is the best for this century yet.
  5. Andy Lau is the best, he can sing and make movie.


  1. Angulimala is a case in point. (Web site)
  2. Angulimala is a multiple murderer, the terror of Savatthi. (Web site)
  3. Angulimala was a highway robber who murdered more than a thousand of his fellow men.
  4. Angulimala was happy to see the man because he thought he could complete his task and obtain the one thousandth finger.

Anita Mui

  1. Anita Mui is a strong woman.
  2. Anita Mui is for audience who love good songs, and appreciate professional performance.
  3. Anita Mui is one who keeps her promise.
  4. Anita Mui is the first one decided to go, Jacky Chan, Michelle and Leung Kai Fai will take care of her during the trip.
  5. Anita Mui was a Buddhist, so her funeral service was carried out according to Buddhism rituals.

Anne Hopkins Aitken

  1. In 1959, Robert Aitken and his wife Anne Hopkins Aitken moved to Hawai'i to be near his young son Thomas Laune Aitken.
  2. Robert Aitken is a retired master of the Diamond Sangha , a Zen Buddhist society he founded in Honolulu in 1959 with his late wife Anne Hopkins Aitken.


  1. Asvaghosa is one of the four great Indian Buddhist sages who are called the 'four suns that illuminate the world'. (Web site)
  2. Asvaghosa was a great orator and spoke in great details about the Buddhist doctrine and its principles. (Web site)

Aung San Suu Kyi

  1. Aung San Suu Kyi is one of the world's leading campaigners for democracy and a Nobel Peace Prize winner of great heroism. (Web site)
  2. Aung San Suu Kyi is the Nobel Prize-winning peace activist who is being detained by the military dictatorship of Myanmar.
  3. Aung San Suu Kyi was internationally recognized as a vibrant symbol of resistance to authoritarian rule.


  1. Baizhang was establishing temples in many places and had to make a decision.


  1. Banks was ecstatic his child had found such depths of creativity, as long as Daryl didn't want to be an actor.
  2. Banks was glad to see his little work family back in the groove.
  3. Banks was very careful with her.

Bernard Glassman

  1. Roshi Bernard Glassman is a Zen teacher who runs a project for the homeless in Yonkers, New York.
  2. Roshi Bernard Glassman: We just finished a four week intensive study in which we worked a lot with these three tenets. (Web site)
  3. Roshi Bernard Glassman: After many years of work, these were the four areas, four commitments, that some two hundred world religions could agree on. (Web site)

Bob Kaufman

  1. Bob Kaufman is a poet & writer.
  2. Bob Kaufman was active on San Francisco's North Beach, in New York's Lower East side, and the Village, from the 1950s through the 1980s. (Web site)
  3. Bob Kaufman was born on April 18, 1925, in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of thirteen children. (Web site)
  4. Bob Kaufman was born on this date in 1925.


  1. The former text became the chief object of study for the Ti-Lun ------ School of which Bodhiruci is regarded as the patriarch. (Web site)
  2. A Chinese envoy came to the Chalukya court in AD 692 to invite Bodhiruci. (Web site)
  3. On my way back home, however, I met an Indian monk named Bodhiruci, who taught me that Buddha's Teaching is the true way to eternal life.

Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche

  1. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche Contains a brief biographical sketch and downloadable zip file containing a longer biography.
  2. He has studied with His Eminence Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche since 1980 and was ordained by him in 1996. (Web site)
  3. Voice of Tibet: A Treasury of Sacred Mantras and Prayers gathered from the great masters of Tibet and sung by by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche.

Charles Johnson

  1. Charles Johnson is a renowned novelist, essayist and writer of short stories.
  2. Charles Johnson is a novelist, scholar, and essayist.

Cheng Yen

  1. Cheng Yen is a philanthropist, a social worker, but most of all, she is a pious and humble Buddhist nun.

Chokgyur Lingpa

  1. Chokgyur Lingpa was the "manifestation", meaning the reincarnation, of King Trisong Deutsen's son, Prince Damdzin. (Web site)
  2. Chokgyur Lingpa was the last of the 100 major tert-ns.

Daisaku Ikeda

  1. Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, an educator and a prolific writer and poet.
  2. Daisaku Ikeda was born in Tokyo on January 2, 1928, the fifth son in a poor working-class family that harvested seaweed. (Web site)
  3. Daisaku Ikeda was born in Tokyo, Japan, on January 2, 1928, the son of a seaweed vendor. (Web site)

Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

  1. Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki was a remarkable man. (Web site)
  2. Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki was a renowned Buddhist scholar largely responsible for the popularity of Buddhism in the West. (Web site)
  3. Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki was no ordinary man.


  1. Daoji - A Buddhist monk who has attained folk hero status. (Web site)
  2. Daoji was arrogant and estranged, upright and honest, and had wild traveling.

Disciples of The Buddha

  1. Together with Sariputta and Maha Moggallana, they are the ten foremost eminent disciples of the Buddha. (Web site)
  2. Sariputta? (Pali?, Shariputra Sanskrit?), one of the two chief disciples of the Buddha.
  3. Therav-da: the Teachings of the senior disciples of the Buddha who were Arahants.

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

  1. DZIGAR KONGTRUL RINPOCHE is a teacher in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
  2. Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche is a present-day holder of the lineage of Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

  1. The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is a recognized lineage holder of both the Nyingma and Kagyu lineages. (Web site)
  2. The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is one of the foremost scholars and educators of his generation in the Nyingma and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
  3. The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Nalandabodhi.
  4. The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is the founder of Nalandabodhi and Nitartha international, and one of the leading teachers and scholars of his generation.

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

  1. Dzongsar_Jamyang_Khyentse_Rinpoche was born in Bhutan in 1961, and was recognized as the main incarnation of the Khyentse lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
  2. Dzongsar_Jamyang_Khyentse_Rinpoche was born in Bhutan in 1961, and was recognized as the main incarnation of the great Jamyang Khyentse Ch--kyi Lodr--.
  3. Dzongsar_jamyang_khyentse_rinpoche is a renowned teacher of tibetan buddhism who has directed two critically acclaimed films.

Edward Conze

  1. Noted translator of Buddhist texts Edward Conze (1904 - 1979) distinguishes three periods in the Buddhist use of mantra. (Web site)
  2. Sutra itself has been dated by Edward Conze at 350 CE. (Web site)

Fabien Barthez

  1. France goalkeeper Fabien Barthez is another throwback to that final of 1998 and European Championship triumph of 2000.
  2. Senegal side, on the other hand peppered French goalie Fabien Barthez with three solid shots in the first nine minutes.


  1. Faxian was a Chinese Buddhist monk, who, between 399 and 412 travelled to India and Sri Lanka to bring Buddhist scriptures.

Faye Wong

  1. Faye Wong was born on August the 8th in 1969. (Web site)
  2. Faye Wong was named in the Guinness World Records as the best-selling Canto - Mandopop Mandopop is a colloquial abbreviation for "Mandarin pop music".
  3. Faye wong is the singer of this song for this meaningful charity event.

Gary Glitter

  1. Gary Glitter is a British rock and pop performer who first rose to fame in the early 1970s.
  2. Gary Glitter is to be the new Doctor Who. (Web site)

Gary Snyder

  1. Gary Snyder is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, bioregional activist, Zen Buddhist, and reluctant counterculture guru.
  2. Gary Snyder is a poet of world renown, in addition to being an active advocate for environmental issues and a leading American Zen Buddhist.
  3. Gary Snyder is a writer, forest landowner, mountaineer, Buddhist, and bioregionalist living in the northern Sierra Nevada. (Web site)
  4. Gary Snyder is the quintessential poet of Ecotopia, that fictional state of the Northwest mindset that runs from Northern California to British Columbia. (Web site)
  5. Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco in 1930, and grew up partly in Portland, Oregon, and partly in the coastal Washington (state) countryside.


  1. Genshin was born in the village of Taima in Yamato Province (modern Nara prefecture) to a family of provincial gentry named Urabe.


  1. Gihwa was born in 1376, thus being thirty-four years a junior to Jeong.


  1. Glassman was the first to name his own successor, giving shiho to writer Peter Matthiessen, who founded Sagaponack Zendo. (Web site)
  2. Glassman: The practices of not knowing and deep listening have led me to try to bring all of the voices to the table. (Web site)

Gustav Meyrink

  1. By Gustav Meyrink, amazingly first published in 1916.
  2. The Hot Soldier is a book written in 1903 by Gustav Meyrink. (Web site)

Haing Ngor

  1. Haing Ngor, the people of Cambodia, the people of the world, deserve better than this. (Web site)
  2. As a college student in the early 1990s, I read a book narrated and co-authored by the movie's Oscar-winning actor, Dr. Haing Ngor.

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