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Ciolek T. Matthew. 1997-present. Zen Buddhist Names: an online catalog. Canberra: www.ciolek.com - Asia Pacific Research Online.
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVLPages/ZenPages/ZenNames.html

Zen Buddhist Names: an online catalog, part A-H

compiled and edited by
T. Matthew Ciolek
with major assistance from Tamara Gabrysch (www.zenriver.nl)
and Robert Doin van de Roer (www.zenriver.nl)
.

Est.: 23 Nov 1997. Last updated: 15 Jul 2014.
This document is a part of the Zen Buddhism WWW Virtual Library

This document lists Buddhist names given to students and teachers active within the Zen tradition. Additions, corrections and comments will be appreciated. Please send email to Dr T. Matthew Ciolek tmciolek@ciolek.com. For names used in the context of Tibetan Buddhism see the Dharma Names.


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A work in progress. Today's (13 Jul 2014) addenda/corrections are marked in red ink. - tmc

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Some of the Zen names and their bearers

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X X Y Z
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ZEN NAMELANGUAGEMEANINGBEARERS

A AB | AI | AN | top |

       AB back      
Abhaya(Sk.)Fearless [37]PAQUIN, Linda-Lee [37]
       AI back
Aishi 愛[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Service [257]SARIAN, Steve [257]
Aiun-ken* 愛雲軒 [tmc](J.)Love Cloud Temple [132]ENOMIYA-LASSALLE, Hugo [132]
       AN back
An 安 [tmc](J.)Peace, Peace of Being At Home [1], Peaceful [1]AITKEN, Anne [1] // DeGREGORIA, Ben [66]
Ana 穴 [tmc](J.)Cave [228]FUGAI, Ekun [228]
Ando 安道 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Way [163]DeSPAIN, Shiela [163]
Angyo 安[???] [tmc](J.)Peacemaker [237][254]HOLMES, Sandra [144][237] // WEGM&Uml;LLER, Barbara Salaam [254]
Anjo 安[???] [tmc](J.)Peaceful Samadhi [163]de WOLF, Leo [163]
Annen 安念 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Quiet Compassionate Thought [163]LASOCKA BICZYSKO, Anna [163]
Anshin 安心 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Mind [257]GAGE, John [257]
Ansui 安水 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Calm Water or Spring [163]KOLTHOFF, Paula [163]
Antei 安[???] [tmc](J.)Serene Garden [142]LARSON, Anne [142]
Anzan 安山 [tmc](J.)Quiet Mountain [141][167],
Peaceful Mountain [141]
ANZAN HOSHIN [141] // APPELMAN, Jed [142] // TADAMASA (a retainer of Shikken (regent) Hojo Takatoki 1311-1333)[167]

B BA | BE | BH | BO | BU | top |      

       BA back
Baika 梅花 [167](J.)Plum Blossom [75][167]BARKWELL, Victoria [99][114] // GABRYSCH, Fenella [75] // MONSKE, Carmen [144] // PRATT, Andrea [154]
Ban(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BANTETSUGU, TETSUGYU [144]
Bankei(J.)Ten Thousand Blessings [36]TSURUSHIMA, Heizaburo [36]
Banko(J.)Everlasting [36]PHILLIPS, Randall [36]
Banzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Indestructible Mountain [18]SCZEPKOWSKI, Iurek [18]
Basho(J.)Banana Tree [229]MATSUO Kinsaku [229]
Bassui(J.)High Above The Average [230]BASSUI, Tokusho [230]
       BE back
Bensen(J.)Be Diligent! [36]FOLEY, Daniel [36]
       BH back
Bhakti-Yana(Sk.)Devotion Vehicle [163]SMIDT, Robert [163]
       BO back
Bodhidharma(Sk.)All-Pervading Enlightened Mind [231], Enlightenment Teaching [??]BODHIDHARMA [231]
Bodhin(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]KJOLHEDE, Peter [144]
       BU back
Bunan(J.)No Difficulties [36]FLAHERTY, John [36]
Bupposo(J.)Buddha-Dharma-Sangha [135]PRESSEL, Michael [135]
Butsu 仏 [tmc](J.)Buddha [166] (also country 'France' in old Japanese) [166]CHAMODOT, Stanis [1666]
Butsugen 仏[???] [tmc](J.)Buddha Eye [56]CRIVELLO, Ray [56]
Butsujo 仏[???] [tmc](J.)Buddha Always [163]RINGWOOD, Phillip [163]
Butsuju 仏[???] [tmc](J.)Buddha-Life [??], Buddha-Age [??]BUTSUJU Myogen (1183-1225) [??]
Butsukei 仏[???] [tmc](J.)Carry the Buddha? [163]PALMER, Angela [163]

C CHA | CHE | CHI | CHO | CHU | top |      

       CHA back
Ch'anyom(K.)This Single Thought Persisting [20]BARBER, Mike [20]
Chan Khong(V.)True Emptiness [25]Sister Chan Khong (CAO NGOC PHUONG) [25][83][138]
       CHE back
Chen-chio(C.)True Enlightenment [??]YUNG-CHIA HSÜAN-CHÜEH (J. Yoka Genkaku) [??]
Chen-hsieh(C.)Truly at Rest [240]CHEN-HSIEH CH'ING-LIAO (J.Choro Seiryo) (1089-1151) [240]
Chen-tao(C.)True Guide [??]WENSHU DAO [??]
       CHI back
Chigen(J.)Esoteric Philosophy [163]BACHRACH, Adrienne [163]
Chika 智[???] [tmc](J.)Wisdom Song [200]BENDER, Bernd [200]
Chikan(J.)Open Minded Wise [163], Gentle Open Minded Understanding [163]CHILDS, David [163] // JANKOWSKA, Renata [163]
Chikan 智鑑 [167](J.)Wisdom Mirror [163][167]SHIGEOKA, Nancy [163] // ZIRKZEE, Elizabeth [167]
Chiko(J.)Small Tiger [163]DOLENGA, Dorota [163]
Chiko 智[???] [tmc](J.)Light of Wisdom [133]D'ORTSCHY, Brigitte [133]
Chikuzen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Empty Zen [40]ORZOFF, Jerry [40]
Chikyo 知鏡 [167](J.)Mirror of Wisdom [163], Wisdom Mirror [167]PROPER, Tine [167] // VISHRUP, Heidi [163]
Chimon 智門 [tmc](J.)Wisdom Gate [??]VIGGANI, Carl [??]
Ching-hsüan(C.)He in Whom the Precepts Are Deep [240]TAI-YANG CHING-HSÜAN (J. Daiyo Kyogen) aka Ching-yen (J.Kyoen) [240]
Ch'ing-liao(C.)Clear in Intelligence [240]CHEN-HSIEH CH'ING-LIAO (J. Choro Seiryo) (1089-1151) [240]
Chinshu(J.)Calm Prefecture [6], Calm Place [6]YOUNG, Scott [6]
Chisho 智照 [263](J.)Wisdom Shine [163], Wisdom Shining [263]MASLEK, Daniel [163] // Vande REYD, Marcella [263]
Chiso(J.)Wonderful Wisdom [163]MEZEI, Tara [163]
Chizan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Small Mountain [163]MEIJER, Rita [163]
       CHO back
Chogetsu [???]月 [tmc](J.)Bright Moon [163]BORSTLAP, Betty [163] // OBIDNIAK, Alina [163]
Chonen [???]念 [tmc](J.)To Adjust The Thought [163]BIERNACKI, Andrzej [163]
Choon(J.)Sea Tide Clear Calm Gentle [163]TALBOT, Dorinda [163]
Chorei(J.)Transparent Spirituality [36]DEFILIPPO, John [36]
Choshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Bright Faith [163]BARRICKMAN, Kaye [163]
Chosui [???]水 [tmc](J.)Purifying Water [89]MENESES, Berta [89]
Chosui [???]水 [tmc](J.)Bright Water [163]HASIN-HUQ, Reema [163]
Chotan 貯[???] [tmc](J.)Deep Pool [1]AITKEN, Robert [1]
Choun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Highest Cloud Temple [132]LENGSFELD, Peter [132]
Choun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Transparent Cloud Temple [132]SHEPHERD, Paul [132]
Chowan(J.)Ability to Harmonize [163]KERLER, Terry [163]
Chozen Zen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Clear/Transparent Meditation Practice [55]BAYS, Jan Soule [55]
       CHU back
Chuan-deng(C.)Transmit Lamp [101]CROOK, John [101]
Chuan-fa(C.)Transmit Dharma [101]CHILD, Simon [101]
Chuan-xin(C.)Transmit Mind [101]ANDRICEVIC, Zarko [101]
Chuan-zong(C.)Transmit Principle [101]KALIN, Max [101]
Chudo [???]道 [tmc](J.)The Middle Way [206]ESCOBAR, Luis [206]
Chugai(J.)Transcending Universe [36]COOPER, Paul [36]

D DA | DE | DH | DO | top |      

       DA back
Daeshim(K.)Great Mind [15]MATTOS, Christine [15]
Dai Fu 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Rich [163]SEAGAL, Richard [163]
Daibai 大梅 [tmc](J.)Big Plum [??]TA-MEI FA-CH'ANG (J. Daibai Hojo) [??]
Daicho 大 超 [263](J.)Great Byond [263]RAVEN, Erik [263]
Daido 大道 [tmc](J.)Great Way [95][247] BARD, Mike [247] // LOORI, John [95] // YAMAHATA Hogen Daido [??]
Daiden 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Transmission [36]YOUNG, Charles M. [36]
Daigai 大[???] [tmc](J.)Big Cliff [163]KING, Chris A [163]
Daigan 大願 [263](J.)Great Vow [263]FUGERS, Toon [263]
Daigen 大[???] [tmc](J.)Huge Mystery [140]AALDERS, Nicholas [140]
Daigu 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Fool [68]RYOKAN [68] // SUZUKI, Daisetz Teitaro [68]
Daiho 大法 [tmc](J.)Great Dharma [22]HILBERT, Sodaiho [22][210]
Dai-In(J.)Hidden Greatness [36]GEORGIADIS, William [36]
Daiji 大[慈 [tmc](J.)Great Compassion [15]BAY, Dale [15]
Daijo 大壌 [167](J.)Great Vehicle [163], Great Earth [167]SPRINGER, Scott [163] // WRIGHT, Mike [167]
Daikaku 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Enlightenment [??]RANKEI, Doryu (C. Lan-hsi Tao-lung) [??]
Daikan 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Contemplation [8]McKINNEY, Jesse [8]
Daikan 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Tolerance [139]BASTIEN, Jim [139]
Daikan 大鑑 [tmc](J.)Great Mirror [163]ZDUNISH, Tom [163]
Daiken 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Courage [163]KIELLEN-LUND, Per [163]
Daiki 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Vessel [163]JORDAN, Teresa [163]
Daiko(J.)Base Stable [163], Stable Base [163]BILSKIE, Terry [163]
Daiko 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Light [110]PETIT, Todd [110]
Dainei 大寧 [167](J.)Great PeaceBERGA, Evert [167] // DORSEY, Tommy [179] // GLENN, Tristan [163] // LUND, Robert [178]
Dainin 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Patience [1], Great Endurance [1]KATAGIRI, Dainin [1]
Dairo 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Stupidity [163]BANCROFT, Richard [163] // FURCH, Cecil [163]
Dairyo 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Dragon [163]BOSSCHER, Jan [163]
Dairyu 大龍 [tmc](J.)Great Dragon [163]AITKEN, Robert [213] // WAIGHT, Ken [163] // WOJCIK, Wladek [163]
Daisetz 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Clumsiness [??]SUZUKI, Daisetz Teitaro [??]
Daishi 大志 [263](J.)Great Inspiration [263]POSTMA, Herman [263]
Daishin 大信 [167](J.)Great Truth [44], Boundless Reality [44], Great Heart [163], Great Faith [167]BUKSBAZEN, John Daishin [44] // HALLET, Steve [167] // NELSON, Mark [163]
Daishin 大心 [tmc](J.)Big Mind [163]FENHERST, Craig [163]
Daiten 大[???] [263](J.)Great Composure [263]RAAMAN, Robert Jan [263]
Daitoku 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Devotion [163]ESTERMAN, Mark [163]
Daiun*大雲 [tmc](J.)Great Cloud [??]HARADA, Daiun Sogaku [??]
Daiyo 大[???] [tmc](J.)The Great Sun [240]DAIYO KYOGEN (c. Tai-yang Ching-hsüan) aka Kyoen (C. Ching-yen) [240]
Daiyu 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Excellence [163]BURDEN, Bob [163]
Daizan 大[???] [tmc](J.)Great Mountain [163]CHILES, Joe [163] // GABRYSCH, Stefan [163]
Danan(P.)Giving [1]HENRY, Michael [1]
Daruma(J.)Bodhidharma [163]BONELLO, Jonathan [163]
Dashin, Da Shin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Heart [62]SULLIVAN, Marc [62]
Dazu(C.)Great Ancestor [227]The Second Ch'an Patriarch SHEN KUANG [227]
       DE back
Denkatsu(J.)Activity Like Lightning [1]COOTE, Tony [1]
Denshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Big Mind [163]FISCHER, Hans [163]
       DH back
Dhyana(J.)Zen [163]MASARYK, Tess [163]
       DO back
Doen 道[???] [tmc](J.)Way of Joy [163]MOUS, Bep [163]
Doen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]SILBERBERG, Daniel [95]
Dohi 道[???] [tmc](J.)Great Way [163]SCOTT, David [163]
Doin 道韻 [167](J.)Sound of the Way [167]van de ROER, Robert [167]
Doitsu 道一 [167](J.)Way One [167]HALIK, Hans [167]
Dojin 道[???] [tmc](J.)Path of Love [136]EMERSON, Sarah [136]
Dojun 道[???] [tmc](J.)The Way Pure Heart [163]ESTERMAN, Margaret [163]
Dokai 道[???] [tmc](J.)Way Formality [50], Way Steps [50]DICKENSON, Jeanne [43] // FU-JUNG TAO-K'AI (aka Fuyo Dokai (J.) Furong Daokai (C.) aka Master TAO-CHIEH (J. Dokai) of Mount Fuyo 1043-1118) [240] [219] [50] // GOUTEN Dokai [??]
Dokan 洞貫 [167](J.)Penetrating Insight [167]BERMUDEZ, Julio [167]
Dokan(J.)Ring of the Way [235], Endless Practice [235],EDWARDS, Shawn [235]
Dokuho [???]法 [tmc](J.)Independent Dharma [163]VERBOGT, Peter [163]
Dokuzan 独山 [tmc](J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HASHIMOTO, Dokuzan Genki [252]
Donen 道[???] [tmc](J.)Way of Love [163]MATUSIK, Kasia [163]
Donen 道[???] [tmc](J.) Way of Mindfulness [248] LAFFERTY, Rich [248]
Doru(J.)Clearing Away [133], To Wash [133], To Flow [133]D'ORTSCHY, Brigitte [133]
Doryu 道龍 [tmc](J.)Way of the Dragon [??]RANKEI, Doryu (C. Lan-hsi Tao-lung) [??]
Doshin 道心 [tmc](J.)Faith in the Way [163]MOL, Peter [163] // RYCKO, Marek [163]
Doshin 道]心 [tmc](J.)Way of Heart [163]MACDONALD, Paul [163] // OOSTERBROEK, Egbert [163]
Doshin 道心 [tmc](J.)The Way of Truth [163]GILBERT, Jonathan [163]
Doyu(J.)Morality Preserver [??]ASHIKAGA, Yoshimitsu [??]

E EG | EI | EJ | EK | EM | EN | ER | ES | ET | top |      

       EG back
E'un-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Cloud of Wisdom [239]WALTER Wolfgang [239]
Egyoku(J.)Essence of Jewel [128]NAKAO, Wendy [95]
       EG back
Eido [???]道 [tmc](J.)Illuminating Way [4]CARNEY, Frances [4] // SHIMANO, Eido Tai [??]
Eido [???]道 [tmc](J.)Endless Path [149]BUSCH, Colleen [149]
Eishin╩╩英心 [263](J.)Excellent Heart [263]HEMSTRA, Johanna [263]
Eisho 泳照 [167](J.)Eternal Illumination [163], Lasting Illumination [164]GONZALES, Concha [164] // MARRIOTT, Richard [203] // POWER, Belinda [163]
Eika(J.)Eternal Fire [155]BALUYUT, Atanacio Butch [155]
       EJ back
Ejo(J.)The Great-hearted One [240]KOUN EJO (1198 - 1280) [240]
       EK back
Eka(J.)Favourable Wisdom [218]van de KLUNDERT, Kees [218]
Ekai [???]海 [tmc](J.)Ocean of Wisdom [163]KAWAGUCHI Ekai Jinko [??] // KLARENAES, Irene [163] // PRENDOTA, Janusz [163]
Ekai 恵海 [263](J.)Cherishing Ocean [151], Generosity Ocean [263]SENAUKE, Laurie [151] // WESTERHUIS, Mark╩[263]
Eko(J.)Light of Wisdom [163]FICHTER, Gary [163] // MROCZEK, Darius [163]
       EM back
Emyo 恵明 [167](J.)Gift Clear [163], Wisdom Clear [164] BARO, Eva Maria Malia [172][217] // GONZALES, Marisa [164]
       EN back
Endo [???]道 [tmc](J.) Round Whole Way [244]ANDERSSON, Torbjörn [244]
Engu(J.)Whole Fool [68], Complete Fool [68]DOBBS, Michel [68]
Enjitsu(J.)Joyfully Genuine [163]HUNT, Jodie [163]
Enkan(J.)Observant of Circumstances [240]RYOZAN ENKAN (C. Liang-shan Yüan-kuan) [240]
Enku(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HOKKANSON, Hans [68]
Enkyo(J.)(Full) Circle Teaching [32]O'HARA, Pat [32]
Enman(J.)Round Full [149]MILLIGAN, Bill [149]
Enmei(J.)Bright Circle [2]FAR, Becky [2]
Enmei(J.)Life Sustaining [111]CUMMINS, Paul [111]
Eno(J.)Prajna Ability [170]SAUNDERS, Rodney [170]
Ensei(J.)Joyfully Sincere [163]TURECKOVA-STYNAD, Marcela [163]
Ensho(J.)Complete Illumination [154]PRATT, Andrea [154]
       ER back
Eryu [???]龍 [tmc](J.)Dragon Wisdom [??]SASAKI, Ruth Fuller [??]
       ES back
Eshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Understanding Mind [50], Wisdom (Prajna) Mind [50]RIZZETTO, Diane [50]
Eshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Wisdom of Mind [163]van GILS, Mirjam [163]
Esho(J.)Wisdom Blossoming [163]Des ETOILES, Isabella K.R. [163] // HODKIEWICZ, Cheryl [163] // JURASZEK, Hanna [163]
       ET back
Etsudo 悦道 [tmc](J.)Joyful Way [50]NISHIWAKI, Etsudo [50]

F FO | FU | top |      

       FO back
Fo-hsing(C.)Buddha-Mind [??]HUNG-JEN FO-HSING (J. Konin) [??]
Fo-hai(C.)Buddha-Ocean [??]SHIH-HSI HSIN-YÜEH (J. Sekkei) [??]
       FU back
Fudo(J.)Immoveable One Guardian of The Way [163]CROFT, Larry [163]
Fudoki(J.)Immovable Wisdom [31], Unmoving Wisdom [31]WILKINSON, Terry [31]
Fugai(J.)Outside The Wind [??]FUGAI, Ekun [??]
Fugan 普願 [167](J.)Universal Vow [167]BEHRENDT, Joachim [167]
Fugen(J.)Origin of Wind [244]ANDERSSON, Torbjörn [244]
Fuha(J.)Ungraspable Non-grabbing Non-clinging [163]PROSSER, Stephen [163]
Fuko-an [???][???]菴 [tmc](J.)White Cloth Hermitage [??]TSUJI, Somei [??]
Furyu(J.)Non Flowing (Real flow) [163]DEGELING, Hans [163] // LESNIAK, Krzysztof [163]
Fushin 不真 [tmc](J.)No Truth [163][181]GRAY, Bill [163] // de ZOETE, Barbara [181]
Fushin 富心 [263](J.)Rich Heart [263]BLOM, Joost [263]
Fushin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Guardian of the Mind [163]BROWN, Steven [163]
Fuso 不争 [264](J.)No conflict [264]TERVOORT, Arjan F. [264]
Fuyo(J.)Peony [50]FUYO Dokai (C. Furong Daokai) [50]

G GA | GE | GI | GO | GU | GY | top |      

       GA back
Gakudo 学道 [167](J.)Practice of the Way [167]den HOLANDER, Peter [167]
Ganshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Cherished Heart [257]HOEBERICHT, Joan [257]
Gansho(J.)Living in Vow [190]LEE, Ali [190, 189]
Garyo(J.)Laying Dragon (= 'A great man who had no chance to show his talent') [116]Dotsu OKAWA (?-1339) [116]
Gazan 峩山 (J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HASHIMOTO, Gazan Shotei [252]
       GE back
Gedo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Outside the Way [163]BAKKER, Janny [163]
Gen'un* [???]雲 [tmc](J.)Illusion Cloud [1], Dream Cloud [1]ALCALDE, Augusto [1]
Genan 源[???] [tmc](J.)Source of Peace [163]van LINT, James [163]
Gendo 源道 [tmc](J.)Source of the Way [163][221]van de REEP, Pjotr [163] // WOLFF, John [221]
Gendo 玄道 [263](J.)Subtle╩Way [263]DOORMAN, Tjallie╩ [263]
Genjin(J.)Reveal True Humanity [136]CUMMINGS, Constance [136]
Genjo 元[???] [tmc](J.)Original Silence [12]MARINELLO, Kokan Genjo [12] // SEISETSU Genjo [??]
Genkai [???]海 [tmc](J.)Source Ocean [113]PARDOE, Darroll [113]
Genkaku 元[???] [tmc](J.)Original Understanding [87], Original Realization [87]FISHER, Adam [87]
Genkan(J.)Manifest Insight [153]HERZOG, Ed [153]
Genki(J.)Subtle Function [50], Mysterious Function [50]KAHN, Paul Wyant [86] // TAJI, Genki [50]
Genki 元気 [tmc](J.)Original Energy [163]CURTICE, Kigen [163]
Genki(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HASHIMOTO, Dokuzan Genki [252]
Genko(J.)Subtle Light [163]DUBOIS, Michel [163]
Genko(J.)Dark Radiance [153]TOLBERT, Blake [153]
Genko 元[???] [tmc](J.)Original Face [153]GENCO, Francesca [153]
Genko 元[???] [tmc](J.)Original Light [??]JAKUSHITSU, Genko [??]
Genmon 玄門 [263](J.)Subtle Gate [263]McCABE, Peter [263]
Genmyo [???]妙 [tmc](J.)Wondrous Profundity [36]AIKAWA, Atsundo [36] // SMITH, Elihu [144]
Genno 玄[???] [tmc](J.)Respond to the Mystery [84], Esoteric Dharma [84], Responding to Subtlety [163]PAGES, Catherine [84][163]
Genno(J.)Glorious King [123]KING, Linda [123]
Genpo 玄[???] [tmc](J.)Original Law [84], Esoteric Dharma [84]MERZEL, Dennis [84][131]
Genro(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]GAUNTT, Grover [95]
Genryu 玄龍 [tmc](J.)Esoteric Dragon [163], Mysterious Dragon [163]ARKLE, John [163] // MALEWSKI, Konra [163]
Gensei 玄生 [258](J.)Mysterious Life [258]TOYODA, Shihan [103][258]
Genshin 玄心 [tmc](J.)Mysterious Mind [163]GABRYSCH, Nancy [163]
Gensho 元[???] [tmc](J.)Original Blessings [65]TEREBESS, Gabor [65] // TOYODA, Shihan [103]
Gensho(J.)Profound Nature [151], Subtle Nature [151]GREINER, Doug [151]
Gensho(J.)Dark Pine [142]GREGORY, Sharon [142]
Genshu(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]WATANABE, Genshu [144]
Genun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Dark Cloud Temple [132]SAMY, Ama [132]
Genyo(J.)Song of the (Great) Mystery [242]SPRAGUE, John [242]
Gessho 月照 [167](J.)Moonlight [163][167]KIEFT, Lideke [167] // MAZUR, Iwona [163] // WORMSER, Janet [163]
Getsugen 月[???] [tmc](J.)Hazy Moon [163]KRAJEWSKA, Andrzej [163]
Getsuren 月蓮 [tmc](J.)Moon Lotus [90]ALFANO, Concetta [90]
       GI back
Gikan 義鑑 [167](J.)Righteous Mirror [167]SCHNEIDER, Andreas [167]
Gisei(J.)He Whose Faith Is Ever Green [240]TOSU GISEI (C.T'ou-tzu Yi-ch'ing) (I-ch'ing) [240]
Gi Yu(J.)Loyal Friend [200]STEINGRABER, Michael [200]
       GO back
Go'en An [???][???]菴 [tmc](J.)Temple Offering Hermitage [131], Hermitage of the Connection [131]LANDER, Cecilie [81]
Goan 悟庵 [263](J.)Enlightenment Hut [263]LANDMAN, James [263]
Gohō [194](J.)Enlightened Peak [194]ROSSI, Stephen [194]
Goku(J.)The Enlightened Void [240]CHORO SEIRYO (C. Chen-hsieh Ch'ing-liao) (1089-1151) [240]
Gonin(J.)Strength [163], Strong and Patient [163], Strong Patience [163]FRAZER, Colin [163] // SADOWSKI, Slawek [163] // SCHAVEMAKER, Ton [163]
Goun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Enlightenment Cloud Temple [132]BRANTSCHEN, Niklaus [132] // LANDER, Mervyn [81] // ODA, Tsuneo [144]
Goryu [???]龍 [tmc](J.)Dragon Strength [163]NOWAK, Jarek [163]
Goshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Strong Heart/Mind [163], Strong Faith [163]BIENIASZ, Marta [163] // HERTLING, Agalaya [163]
Gotai(J.)Strongly Peaceful [163]STAWIARZ, Andrzej [163]
Gozan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Solid Mountain [163]MARCOE, George [163]
       GU back
Guan Han(C.)Sees the Cold [78]SPELLMEYER, Kurt [78]
Guo-xiang(C.)Result Form [13]MONTANI, Joe [13]
       GY back
Gyo-on 暁音 [167](J.)Sound of Dawn [167]KROL, Anke [167]
Gyoen 行円 [167](J.)Complete Practice [167]JUTTE, Emke [167]
Gyoji(J.)Continuous Practice [261]BRADBURY, Garrett Gyoji [261]
Gyoki(J.)Foundation of Action [36]PRESCOTT, Tom [36]
Gyokushin [???][???]心 [tmc](J.)Jewel Heart [163]RYCHLOWSKA, Kasha [163]
Gyo Shin 暁心 [tmc](J.)Heart of Dawn [1]BARZAGHI, Subhana [1]
Gyo Sho 暁[???] [tmc](J.)Dawn Bell [157]HOBBS, Kellie [157]
Gyokuun-an* [???]雲菴 [tmc](J.)Jewel Cloud Hermitage [132]GOLEZ, Mila [132]
Gyosei 暁星 [167](J.)Morning Star [2][167]CLEVELAND, Tami [167] // SKINNER, Jane [2]
Gyoshi(J.)Walk Lion [142]LYONS, Bob [142]
Gyosho 暁照 [263](J.)Dawn Light [263]WELLING, Martine [263]
Gyoun* 暁雲 [tmc](J.)Morning Cloud [132], Dawn Cloud [132]AITKEN, Robert [132]
Gyoun-ken* 暁雲軒 [tmc](J.)Morning Cloud Temple [132], Dawn Cloud Temple [132]AITKEN, Robert [132]

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Hakaku(J.)White Crane [2]BROWN, Janice [2]
Hakue(J.)Pure Blessing [2]OLSON, Mickey [2]
Hakugyu 白牛 [263](J.)White╩Bull [263]LLOYD, Peter [263]
Hakushi(J.)White Paper [88]EDWARDS, Tom [88]
Hakuun* 白雲 [tmc](J.)White Cloud [144]YASUTANI Hakuun Ryoko[144]
Hakuyu(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]MAEZUMI, Taizan Hakuyu
Han Me(K.)Great Mountain [1]SILVER, Laura [1]
Han Sen(J.)Hillside Spring [??]ATKINS, Philippa [??]
Han-shan(C.)Cold Mountain [102], Cold Cliff [102], Cold Peak [102]Han-shan (J. Kanzan) [102]
Hangaku(J.)Root Awake [163]FIGHTMASTER, Tom [163]
       HE back
Tenro 天驢 [98](E.)Heavenly Donkey [98]WONDERWHEEL, Gregory [98]
Hego(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained][163]HARRINGTONQ, Micheal [163]
Heiki(J.)Calm Capacity [163]RUSHFORTH, Kristin [163]
Heki-un an* 碧雲菴 [tmc](J.)Blue Cloud Hermitage [132]KERN, Heidi [132]
Hekiun-ken 碧雲軒 [tmc](J.)Blue Cloud Temple [??]TONOIKE, Toshio [144]
Heishin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Ordinary Mind [152]DENNY, Greg [152]
Heisoku(J.)Calm Breath [243]RILEY, Nigel [243]
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Hinju(J.)Guest/Host [46]JUSZCZYK, James [46]
Hiten(J.)Buddhist Angel [36]MORTENSEN, Angela [36]
       HO back
Ho Sho 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Blossom [150]SUNDHEIM, Karen [150]
Ho-en(J.)Phoenix Flame [163]HALL, Dan [163]
Hodo 法道 [tmc](J.)Dharma Way [80]ROJAS, Victor [80]
Hoen 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Circle [163]DIAS, Rogel [163]
Hoen 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Garden [36]JEAN-PIERRE, Sandra [36]
Hoetsu 法悦 [167](J.)Dharma Joy [167]BERGHUIS, Maria [167]
Hofuku 保福 [167](J.)Treasure Keeper [167]LICHTENDAHL, Richard [167]
Hogaku 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Mountain [210]McGUIRE, Hogaku Shozen [210]
Hogen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BAYS, Laren [95] // YAMAHATA Hogen [144]
Hogen 法[???] [tmc](J.)Origin of the Dharma [163]BANCROFT, Stace [163]
Hogen 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Eye [163]LAMBSON, Bruce [163]
Hogetsu 法月 [tmc](J.)Dharma Moon [163][178] [257]HOEBERICHT, Joan [95][257] // van SEETERS, Hannah [163]
Hogetsu 放月 [263](J.)Lettin' go Moon [218][263]AALDERING, Harry [218] // van BAKEL, Ria╩[263]
Hoji 法[???] [tmc](J.)Original Dharma [163]OLDHAM, John [163] // van den OUDEN, Frans [163]
Hojun 法遵 [tmc](J.)Follow the Way of the Dharma [163]BORSTLAP, Marianne [163] // MALEWSKA, Maria [163]
Hoka 法花 [tmc](J.)Dharma Flower [149]FLORA, Elizabeth [149]
Hokashi 法樫 [tmc](J.)Dharma Oak [157]MORRISSEY, Liam [157]
Hokei(J.)Lineage [163]BLOEMENDAAL, Marina [163]
Hoki 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Joy (Joy in the Dharma) [165][190]STACK David R. [165, 190, 189]
Hokoji(J.)The Lay Disciple of Ho [??]Layman PANG (J. Hokoji) [??]
Hokyo 寶(宝)鏡 [263](J.)Treasure Mirror╩ [263]MENSINK, Lonneke [263]
Hongan(J.)True Desire [163]MILUNSKI, Zbyszek [163]
Honjaku(J.)Primal Silence [163]PARGITER, Nigel [163]
Honkyo(J.)Original Home [153]DURYEE, Mary [153]
Horai 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Thunder [163]BEEMSTER, Dirk [163]
Horen 法蓮 [tmc](J.)Dharma Lotus [163]FLOOR, Ann [163]
Horyu(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]ISHIGURO, Horyu [144]
Hosei 法生 [263](J.)Dharma Life [263]van LOON, Hans [263]
Hoshin 法心 [tmc](J.)Dharma Heart [141]ANZAN HOSHIN [141] // HOPPER, Marie [142]
Hosho 法[???] [tmc](J.)Voice of the Dharma [134]ABELS, Gregory [134]
Hotai(J.)Big Dharma Happy Buddha [163]PRANDOTA, Maciej [163]
Hotei 法[???] [tmc](J.)Cloth Bag [52], Dharma Body [52]COLEMAN, Jeff [52] // PU-TAI (J. Hotei) [??]
Hoto 法[???] [tmc](J.)Dharma Lamp [153]HERZOG, Ed [153]
Houn-an* 法雲菴 [tmc](J.)Dharma Cloud Hermitage [132]ADACHI, Reiko [144]
Houn-ken* 法雲軒 [tmc](J.)Dharma Cloud Temple [132]KOPP, Johannes [132]
Hoyu 法湯 [236](J.)Dharma Hot Water [236]BRISSON, John [236]
Hozan 法山 [167](J.)Dharma Mountain [163][167]AGELINK, Hans [167] // CAILLE, Laurent [163] // SWIATEK, Lech [163]
Hozo(J.)Hidden Treasure [146]van ALLEN, Jack [146]
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Hsü Yün(C.)Empty Cloud [162]HSÜ YÜN (Xu Yun) (J. Kiun) [162]
Hsin-yüeh(C.)Mind-Moon [??]SHIH-HSI HSIN-YÜEH (J. Sekkei) [??]
       HU back
Hui-chao(C.)Wise Illumination [??]LIN-CHI I-HSÜAN (J. Rinzai Gigen) [??]
Huike(C.)Wisdom and Capacity [227]The Second Ch'an Patriarch SHEN KUANG [227]
Hui K'o(C.)Able Wisdom [77]The Second Ch'an Patriarch SHEN KUANG [77]

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