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Ven. Kripasaran Mahasthavir

Venerable Kripasaran Mahathera was a 19th and 20th century Bengali Buddhist monk and Indian yogi, best known for reviving Buddhism in British India.[1] Kripasaran led a renaissance of Buddhist thought and culture in nineteenth century India. He was born in the village of Unainepura, Chittagong (in modern-day Bangladesh), on 22 June 1865.[2] His parents were members of the BaruaMagh community, a group of mixed Bengali-speaking Arakanese who had migrated north…

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Dibyendu Barua

Dibyendu Barua (born 27 October 1966) is an Indian chess grandmaster. He is a three-time Indian Chess Champion. Chess career Barua is from Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. In 1978, Barua, as…

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Sukumar Barua

Sukumar Barua (born 5 January 1938) is a Bangladeshi rhymester.[1] He was awarded Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in 2017.[2] Career Barua worked at Institute of Nutrition…

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Dipa Ma

Nani Bala Barua (March 25, 1911 – September 1989), better known as Dipa Ma, was an Indian meditation teacher of TheravadaBuddhism and was of Barua descent.[1] She was a prominent Buddhist…

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