Buddhist Leaders and Scholars

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10 Inspirational Quotes by Thubten Chodron  

10 Inspirational Quotes by Thubten Chodron   Thubten Chodron, born Cheryl Greene, is an American Tibetan Buddhist nun, author, and teacher. As the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, the only Tibetan Buddhist training monastery for Western nuns and monks in the United States, Chodron plays an instrumental role in the reinstatement of the Bhikshuni ordination of […]

Translators in Sui Dynasty and Tang Dynasty

Translators in Sui Dynasty and Tang Dynasty Here are the famous translators during Sui Dynasty [隋朝] (581-618 A.D.) and Tang Dynasty [唐朝] (618-907 A.D.) Jnanayasas [闍那耶舍/尊稱] from Magadha in North India to China at the end of the Period of Disunity, but recognised by the new Emperor Sui Wen-ti [隋文帝] Teacher of Yasogupta and Jnanagupta translated […]

10 Fascinating Facts about Master Kukai

  10 Fascinating Facts about Master Kukai Master Kukai, or Kobo Daishi, is an amazingly respectable Buddhist master by virtue of his balanced intelligence in both arts and sciences, his interpersonal mastery and dignity that gained him trust and respect in the Imperial courts, his leadership to manage the Sangha […]