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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Mike Edwards (musician)
Mike Edwards (31 May 1948 – 3 September 2010), known as Swami Deva Pramada or simply Pramada, was an English cellist and music teacher. He was a member of the Electric Light Orchestra.<...
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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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Dhammakaya Movement UK
The Dhammakaya Movement is one distinct tradition of Thai Buddhism that has had a pioneering role in establing Buddhist practice in England since 1954.
The Dhammakaya Tradition has been known as ...
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Amaravati Buddhist Monastery
Amaravati is a Theravada Buddhist monastery at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south east England. Established in 1984 by Ajahn Sumedho as an extension of Chithurst Buddhist Monastery, the mo...
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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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Limahl
Christopher Hamill (born 19 December 1958), better known by his stage name Limahl (an anagram of Hamill), is an English pop singer. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the 1980s pop group Kajagoogoo...
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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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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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Jonny Wilkinson
Jonathan Peter Wilkinson OBE (born 25 May 1979), known as Jonny Wilkinson, is a former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions. Wilkinson rose to acclaim from 2001 t...
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Garry Thomson
Robert Howard Garry Thomson CBE, (13 September 1925 – 23 May 2007) was a conservator and a Buddhist.
Robert Howard Garry Thomson (known as Garry Thomson) was born on Carey Island, Malaya, where hi...
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Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury
Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, PC (born 29 September 1928) is an English politician. He served as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Orpington from 1962 to 1970, and serves in the House o...
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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...
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. After having his breakthrough by starring in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he rose through fame by further appearing in ep...
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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...
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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