Bhikkhu
A bhikkhu (Pāli, Sanskrit: भिक्षु bhikṣu) is an ordained Buddhist monk. A female monastic (a nun) is called a bhikkhuni (Sanskrit: भिक्षुणी bhikṣuṇī).The lives of bhikkhus and bhikkhunis are g...
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Nauyane Ariyadhamma Mahathera
Nauyane Ariyadhamma Mahathera is a Sri Lankan bhikkhu (Buddhist monk) and a senior meditation teacher. He is the spiritual advisor of the Sri Kalyani Yogasrama Samstha, and for many years resided at t...
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Kwai Chang Caine
Kwai Chang Caine (Chinese: 虔官昌; pinyin: Qián Guānchāng) is a fictional character and the protagonist of the ABC 1972–1975 action-adventure western television series Kung Fu. He has been portra...
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American Shaolin
American Shaolin is a 1992 martial arts film, starring (among others) Reese Madigan, Kim Chan and Daniel Dae Kim. It was directed by Lucas Lowe.
During a martial arts tournament, the American fin...
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Samanera Bodhesako
Sāmanera Bodhesako (born Robert Smith, 1939-1988; known also as Ven. Vinayadhara and Ven. Ñāṇasuci in his early monastic life) was an American Buddhist monk. Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1939, he stu...
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Matara Sri Nanarama Mahathera
Matara Sri Nanarama Mahathera (spelled Ñāṇārāma in Pali, sometimes called Gnanarama in Sinhala) was an influential Sri Lankan meditation master, scholar and forest monk of the 20th century.
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Ajahn Amaro
Ajahn Amaro (born 1956) is a Theravadin teacher, and abbot of the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south east England. The centre, in practice as much for ordin...
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Ajahn Chah
Chah Subhaddo (Chao Khun Bodhinyana Thera) (Thai: ชา สุภัทโท, alternatively Achaan Chah, occasionally with honorific titles Luang Por and Phra; 17 June 1918 – 16 January 1992) was an influen...
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Bogd Khan
The Bogd Khan (Mongolian: Богд Живзундамба Агваанлувсанчойжинямданзанванчүг, Bogd Jivzundamba Agvaanluvsanchoijinyamdanzanvanchüg); 1869–1924, was enthroned as Khagan of Mongolia on 29 December ...
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Mun Bhuridatta
Ajahn Mun Bhuridatta Thera (Thai: มั่น ภูริทตฺโต, rtgs: Man Phurithatto; Lao: ຫຼວງປູ່ມັ່ນ ພູຣິທັຕໂຕ), 1870–1949, was a Thai Buddhist monk of Lao descent who is credited, along with his me...
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Ajahn Maha Bua
Phra Dharma Visuddhi Mangala (Bua Ñāṇasampaṇṇo) (RTGS: Phra Thamma Wisutthi Mongkhon (Bua Yanasampanno); Thai: พระธรรมวิสุทธิมงคล (บัว ญาณสมฺปนฺโน)), commonly known as Ajahn Maha Bua or in Thai L...
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Katukurunde Nanananda Thera
Katukurunde Nyanananda Thera (spelled Ñāṇananda in Pali, sometimes called Gnanananda in Sinhala) is a Sri Lankan Bhikkhu (Buddhist Monk) and a Buddhist scholar. He is best known for the research monog...
Ajahn Pasanno
Ajahn Pasanno (born Reed Perry, Manitoba, Canada, July 26, 1949) is the most senior Western disciple of Ven. Ajahn Chah in the United States, and most senior in the world after Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn...
Khantipalo
Khantipalo, or Phra Khantipalo, is a Western Buddhist teacher and former Theravada monk.
Laurence Mills was born in London in 1932, and educated at Thetford Grammar School in Norfolk. After traini...