Buddhism in England
Buddhism is quite a recent religion to arrive in England. Despite this, 238,626 people in England declared themselves to be Buddhist at the 2011 Census and 34% of them lived in London.
Theravada i...
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Alistair Appleton
Alistair Appleton (born 12 February 1970 in Tunbridge Wells,) is a British television presenter.
Born in Tunbridge Wells to Peter and Sally (née Cooper) Appleton, the younger of two sons, Alistair...
Wat Charoenbhavana
Wat Charoenbhavana, Manchester - also known in English as the North-West Centre for Buddhist Meditation, established on 8 February 2004, is the first Thai Buddhist temple in the northwest of England. ...
Rich Batsford
Richard William Batsford (born 25 October 1969) is an English pianist, composer and singer-songwriter. He is a recording artist and a frequent performer, initially in and around his home in Birmingha...
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Lauren Harries
Lauren Charlotte Harries (born James Charles Harries in 1978) is a British media personality. In childhood Harries was known as James, a purported "child prodigy" in the field of antiques, appearing ...
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Zen Centre
0°10′57″W / 51.53389°N 0.18250°W / 51.53389; -0.18250 The Zen Centre is a Buddhist monastery in London, England, and the active arm of the Zen Trust, whose object is to promot...
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London Buddhist Vihara
The London Buddhist Vihara (Sinhala:ලන්ඩන් බෞද්ධ විහාරය) is one of the main Theravada Buddhist temples in the United Kingdom. The Vihara was the first Sri Lankan Buddhist monastery to be established o...
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Wat Buddhapadipa
Situated in Wimbledon, the Buddhapadipa temple was the first Thai Buddhist temple to be built in the UK. It is home to monks and nuns, but welcomes visitors of any faith to view the grounds and temple...
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Mick Jagger
Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), better known as Mick Jagger, is an English singer, songwriter and one time actor, best known as the lead singer and a founder member of The Rolling Stone...
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Dharmachari Subhuti
Dharmachari Subhuti, originally Alex Kennedy, is a senior associate of Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community (formerly the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO)), and Presi...
Christmas Humphreys
Travers Christmas Humphreys, QC (15 February 1901 – 13 April 1983) was an English barrister who prosecuted several controversial cases in the 1940s and 1950s, and later became a judge at the Old Baile...
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Aruna Ratanagiri
Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery (Harnham Buddhist Monastery) is a Theravada Buddhist monastery of the Thai Forest Tradition in Northumberland, England. The community consists of monks, novices an...
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Edward Conze
Eberhart (Edward) Julius Dietrich Conze (1904 – September 24, 1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.
Conze was born in Lond...
Tom Baker
Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker (born 20 January 1934) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who, which he played f...
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Sangharakshita
Sangharakshita (born August 26, 1925 as Dennis Philip Edward Lingwood) is a Buddhist teacher and writer, and founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community, which was known until 2010 as the Friends of th...
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Peter Dean (actor)
Peter Dean (born 2 May 1939) is a British actor, most notable for his role as Pete Beale in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Dean decided on a career in acting after actress Prunella Scales witnesse...
Alan Watts
Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Bo...
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Chithurst Buddhist Monastery
Cittaviveka, popularly known as Chithurst Buddhist Monastery, is a Theravada Buddhist Monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition. It is situated in West Sussex, England in the hamlet of Chithurst between ...
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Thandie Newton
Thandiwe "Thandie" Newton (born 6 November 1972) is an English actress. She has appeared in several British and American films, and is known for roles such as Linda in The Pursuit of Happyness, Nyah N...
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Kadampa Buddhist Temple
Kadampa Buddhist Temples take many forms. Some are custom built according to a special design developed by Kelsang Gyatso based on traditional Buddhist architecture, such as the Mother Temple at Manju...
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Anulka Dziubinska
Anulka Maria Dziubinska (born 14 December 1950) is an English actress and model. She was featured as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month in May 1973.After her Playmate appearance, Dziubinska beca...
Conishead Priory
Conishead Priory is a large Gothic Revival building on the Furness peninsula near Ulverston in Cumbria. The priory's name translates literally as 'King's Hill Priory'. Since 1976 to the present, the b...
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