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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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I IC | II | IK | IN | IS | IT | top |      

       IC back
Ichika [???]花 [tmc](J.)Single Flower [151]ENOCH, Tamar [151]
I-ch'ing(C.)He Whose Faith Is Ever Green [240]T’OU-TZU YI-CH’ING (I-ch'ing) (J. Tosu Gisei) [240]
       II back
       IK back
Ikkyu(J.)One [27], Pause [27]IKKYU, Sojun [27]
Ikkyu(J.)A Moment of Rest [163]BURKEY, Ine [163]
Ikusei(J.)Nourishing Life [148]FRAPPIER, Alexandra [148]
       IN back
Inzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Hidden Mountain [54][196]GARTLAND, Tom [196] // RUPLIN, Scott [54]
       IS back
Ishu(J.)Mind/Heart Care With Hands [2]MASON, Doug [2]
Issan 一山 [263](J.)One Mountain [163][263]DORSEY, Thomas [??] // GILBERT, Jeff [163] // MEERLOO, Pepijn [263] /font>
Isshin 一心 [238](J.)One Mind [163], One Heart [238]DENNYS, Joe [163] // VICKERS, Christine [163]
Issho(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]FUJITA, Issho [122]
       IT back
Itsu Ro(J.)Lone Heron [60]COLE, Karen [60]

J JA | JI | JO | JU | JY | top |      

       JA back
Ja Bin(K.)Love suffering (= compassion, or loving to suffer) [207]DUBIN, Paul [207]
Jakuen(J.)Complete Settlement [163]CHAN, Kim [163] // McMULLIN, Lilian [163]
Jakugen(J.)Silent Serene Mountain [163]DAMME, Doretta [163]
Jakuko(J.)Serene Light [155]BALUYUT, Atanacio Butch [155]
Jakunen(J.)Quietude Being (To be Truly Settled, Quiet, Tranquil) [163], Quiet Being [163][193]GRABOWICZ, Roman [163] // LUIJBEN, Jos Koot [193]
Jakunen [???]念 [tmc](J.)Settled Quiet Tranquil [163]CAFFEY, Gloria [163] // van LOON, Ellen [163] // NEWMAN, Linda [163]
Jaku San(J.)Silent Mountains [157]NEMVALTS, Kalle [157]
Jakushin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Serene Mind [151]ENOCH, Tamar [151]
Jakushitsu(J.)Tranquil Space [??]JAKUHITSU Genko [??]
       JI back
Ji An 慈安 [tmc](J.)Compassionate Peace [28], Compassionate Peaceful Mind [28]WALTERS-GEIER, Ann [28]
Ji'un ken* 慈雲軒 [tmc](J.)Healing Cloud Temple [1]KUBOTA, Akira Ji'un-ken [??] // TARRANT, John [1]
Jian 慈安 [tmc](J.)Peaceful Compassion [163]ZIEGLER, Jeanne [163]
Jie 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Wisdom [163]EDWARDS, Julie [163] // MASARYK, Polly [163]
Jifu 慈富 [167](J.)All Pervading Compassion [163], Compassion Abundant [167]DRAZKOWSKA-ZELINSKA, Ewa [163], VULINK, Helma [167]
Jige 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Flower [163]WELLER, Anna [163]
Jiho 慈法 [tmc](J.)Compassionate Dharma [163]BRAUNEK, Malgosia [163]
Jiho 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Heart [163]HARRIS, Cathy [163]
Jiho 慈[???] [tmc](J.)The Aroma of Compassion [95]BRAUNEK, Malgosia [95] // Sargent, Ann [125]
Jikai 慈海 [167](J.)Ocean of Compassion [21], Compassionate Sea [21], Mercy Ocean [167]AGELINK, Thea [167] // BENTZ, Kristen Lynn [124] // BIRX, Ellen [144] // GREENBERG, Bill [100] // HIXON, Lex [21] //KATAGIRI, Dainin [259] // ROESINK, Marion [163]
Jikan (J.)The Silent One [34]COHEN, Leonard [34]
Jikan 慈[???] [tmc](J.)To Observe Compassion [163]VOLLMER, Marlies [163]
Jikido [???]道 [tmc](J.)Straightforward Way [163]GORE-LANGTON, Anna [163]
Jikido(J.)The Straight Path [163]ROBERTSON, Sarah [163]
Jikiju(J.)Straightforward Giving [163]JUNG, Volker [163]
Jikishin(J.)Straight Ahead [111], Straight Arrow Mind [111], Straightforward Mind [163]CUMMINS, Paul [111] // GRYT, Remigiusz [163] // SINNIGE, Ronny [163]
Jikishin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Straightforward Heart [163]van WOLKAHOF, Christian [163]
Jikizen(J.)Straightforward Way [163]HEFFELS, Martina [163]
Jiko(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HALIFAX, Joan [95]
Jiko 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Light of Compassion [163]MAJEWSKI, Marcin [163] // SAMPSON, Wendy [163]
Jiko 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Light [163]SAUNDERS, Stephanie [163]
Jikyo 慈鏡 [tmc](J.)Jewel Mirrored Compassion [Ji/compassion, kyo/jewel mirror] [257]McMAHON, Nicolee [95][257]
Jimin 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Mercy [36]KLEGON, Anna [36]
Jimon 慈門 [tmc](J.)Compassionate Gate [163]BERESZOWSKI, Marek [163]
Jimon 慈聞 [263](J.)Compassion Listening [263]ROZENDAL, Alie [263]
Jimyo 慈妙 [tmc](J.)Subtle Compassion [163]PATTERSON, Jim [163]
Jin-tai(J.)Benevolent & Withstanding [185]; Enduring [185]COTA, Michael Henry [185]
Jing-chan(C.)Pure Chan [101], Pure Zen [101]KALIN, Max [101]
Jing-di(C.)Pure Truth [101]CROOK, John [101]
Jing-hong(C.)Pure Greatness [101]CHILD, Simon [101]
Jing-hui(C.)Pure Wisdom [101]ANDRICEVIC, Zarko [101]
Jinji(J.)Divine Mercy [254]GYGER, Pia [254]
Jinko(J.)Wide Virtue [??]KAWAGUCHI Ekai Jinko [??]
Jinne(J.)Beloved of God [30]RICHARDSON, Janet [30]
Jinsen(J.)Fountain of God [30]KENNEDY, Robert E. [30]
Jinshu(J.)Virtuous Practice [149]BRANTSCHEN, Niklaus [95] // LLEWELLYN, Barbara [149]
Jinshu(J.)Divine Source [254]BRANTSCHEN, Niklaus [254]
Jion 慈音 [tmc](J.)Sound of Compassion [183]SOMMER, Jeannette [183]
Jiryu 慈龍 [167](J.)Compassionate Dragon [30], Compassion Dragon [167]ABELS, Janet [30] // van den OUDEN, Matthijs [167] // WEBB, William [169]
Jise(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]JAKSCH, Mary [??]
Jisen 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Spring of Compassion [163]BELL, Carey [163] // ROSTKOWSKI, Tadeusz [163] // SMOLINSKA, Basia [163]
Jishin 慈心 [167](J.)Compassionate Heart Mind [163], Compassionate Heart [163][167], Heart of Compassion [30]McQUAIDE, Rosalie [30] // MOERBEEK, Corinne [167] // PRENDOTA, Joanna [163] // SCHMIDT-HAUER, Renate [163] // THORPE, Sue [163] // ZIMMERMAN, Laura [163]
Jishio 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Heart [163]REEF, Henrike [163]
Jisho 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Illumination [163]PROKOPIUK, Ewa [163] // ROBERTSON, George [163]
Jisho  慈性 [263](J.)Giving Birth To Compassion [2], Compassion Nature [263]BROWN, Janice [2] // VOGELS, Betty [263]
Jishu 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Intelligence [163]MASARYK, Iris [163]
Jishu(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HOLMES, Sandra [144]
Jison 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Honored Person [2]OLSON, Mickey [2]
Jissai(J.)True World [163]BERMAN, Pamela [163] // SHIH-CHI (J. Jissai) [??]
Jissan(J.)Dharma Life [167]CHRISTENSEN, Larry [95] // NEWDICK, John [167]
Jitsu Mu(J.)Actualizing the Mist [1]COOTE, Gillian [1]
Jitsudo(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]ANCHETA, Alfred [144]
Jitsudo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Straight Way [163]OOMS, Tom [163]
Jitsudo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Creative Way [163]BURKES, Randy [163] // SZCZEPANSKI, Jacek [163]
Jitsugen [???]源 [tmc](J.)Genuine Source [163]METZ, Richard [163]
Jitsuzan 実山 [263](J.)True Mountain [263]FOLZ, Leo [263]
Jitoku 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Virtue [163]VERMOTE, Josepha [163]
Jittoku(J.)Pick Up [102]JITTOKU (C. Shih-te) [102]
Jitsuho [???]法 [tmc](J.)Genuine Dharma [163]STEEHOUDER, Jan [163]
Jitsujo(J.)Creative Samadhi [163]PILINOV, Ola [163]
Jitsuko(J.)Genuine Light [163]GARISON, Brook [163] // MIDMORE, Kate [163]
Jitsunen [???]念 [tmc](J.)Straight Thought [163]RILEY, Vera [163]
Jitsuro(J.)Creative Stupidity [163]GWYNCINSKI, Tomek [163]
Jitsushin (J.)Straight or Genuine Heart [163]KOLKER, Manuel [163]
Jitsuzen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Straight Zen [163]BADOWSKA, Wilga [163]
Jiun 慈雲 [tmc](J.)Compassionate Cloud [18]HUNT, Kevin [144] // TARASEWICZ, Ewa [18]
Ji'un-ken* 慈雲軒 [tmc](J.)Compassionate Cloud Temple [??]KUBOTA, Akira [144]
Jiyu 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassionate Friend [70]GAGE, John [144] // KENNETT, Peggy Jiyu [70]
Jiyu(J.)To Accept Oneself by Oneself [163]MACIOLOWSKA, Ewa [163]
Jiyu 慈[???] [tmc](J.)Compassion Coming From Within [257]GAGE, John [257]
Jizo(J.)Jizo Bodhisattva (The protector of women, children and lost causes) [111]CUMMINS, Paul [111]
       JO back
Jo(J.)Love [163]WOLKAHOF, Tori von [163]
Jo-un 浄雲 [tmc](J.)Pure Cloud [132]RIECK, Joan [132]
Jo-un an 浄雲菴 [tmc](J.)Pure Cloud Hermitage [132]RIECK, Joan [132]
Joko 浄[???] [tmc](J.)Pure Fragrance [50], Quiet Lake [50]BECK, Charlotte [50]
Jokon 浄[???] [tmc](J.)Pure Spirit [163]le BLANC, Mike [163]
Joren 浄蓮 [tmc](J.)Lotus Purity [201]WAGNER, Leslie [201]
Joriki(J.)Correct Practice Energy [38]BAKER, Scott [38]
Joshin(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]ALTHOUSE, Robert [95]
Joshin 浄心 [263](J.)Pure Heart [163][263]JACKSON, Olive [163] // SMITH, Morag [263]
Joshin 浄心 [tmc](J.)Pure Mind [163]LOWDER, Greg [163]
Joshin(J.)Samadhi Truth [163]HEGGE, Steven [163]
Joshishi(J.)Samadhi Lion [163]NOOTENBOOM, Leo [163]
Josu(J.)Calm Center [153]DURYEE, Mary [153]
Jozan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Mountain of Purity [163]ROHMANN, Iris [163] // STENCEL, Janusz [163]
Jozen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Samadhi Zen [163]WEED, Joe [163]
Jozen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Everyday Zen [190]DAVIS, Darla [190, 189]
       JU back
Ju-ching(J.)He Who Is Like Purity [240]T'IEN-T'UNG JU-CHING (J. Tendo Nyojo) [240]
Juki(J.)To Give and Receive Energy [163]WOJCIK, Theresa [163]
Jundo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Pure Way [142]PFLUGER, Karen [142]
Junki [???]気 (J.)Straightforward Spirit [142], Pure Spirit [153][surname redacted at the bearer's request][142] // TOLBERT, Blake [153]
Junpo(J.)Innocent Dharma [106]KELLY, Denis [106]
Jusan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Mountain of Eternal Life [11]BROWN, Edward Espy [23] // PARKER, Frankie [11]
Jushin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Flexible Mind [157], Accepting Heart [163]KROMHOUT, Elly [163] // RAY, Mark [157] // ZRATEK, Iwona [163]
Jushin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Genuine Heart [163]BORG, Natalie [163]
Jushin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Tender Outside Strong Heart [163]LAKOMSKI, Pam [163]
Juten [???]天 [tmc](J.)Fills the Heavens [153]BLIX, Brian [153]
Jutsugan(J.)Genuine Aspiration [190]GANDY, Chris [190, 189]
       JY back
Jyakunen 寂然 [263](J.)Serene-as-it-is [255][263]PIRRUCCELLO, Ann [255] // NIEUWENDIJK, Nel [263]

K KA | KE | KI | KO | KU | KW | KY | top |      

       KA back
Kaido 階道 [263](J.)Steps Way [263]MOERBEEK, Kees [263]
Kai E(J.)Unfolding Wisdom [150]PEARSON, Greta [150]
Kaigen(J.)Origin of the Precepts [Kai (precepts) gen (origin)] [257]McMAHON, Barry [95][257]
Kaijin 海[???] [tmc](J.)Ocean of Compassion [163]HOUGH, Ron [163]
Kaisan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Opening the Mountain (meaning 'Founding a Temple', 'Founding Priest') [116]TOZU Innen Kaisan [??] // Kaisan SOKAKU [??] // KORO Kaisan [116]
Kaishin 海心 [167](J.)Ocean of Faith [163], Ocean Heart [167]BAKKER, Adriaan [163] // SEIFERT, Gero [167]
Kaishin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Discipline Heart [163]XIFARES, Panagiotus [163]
Kaiun 快雲 [263](J.)Dynamic Cloud [263]CALKHOVEN, Marcel [263]
Kaizen 開禅 [167](J.)Unfolding Zen [167]SICHEL, Adrian [167]
Kakuji [???]慈 [tmc](J.)Awake Compassion [140]AALDERS, Nicholas [140]
Kakumyo(J.)Clear Awakening [57]COFFEY, Nick [57]
Kakuon(J.)Awakening Sound [163]NIELSEN, Troy Lennerd [163][172]
Kakuso(J.)Enlightened Ancestor [163]LAMB, Darren [163]
Kakuun-ken [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.) [???] Cloud Temple [the meaning is to be ascertained]NAKAMURA, Teido Kakuun-ken [144]
Kan'un [???]雲 [tmc](J.)Floating Cloud [3]DUFFY, Jack [144]
Kan'un ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Lazily Floating Cloud Temple [3]DUFFY, Jack [3]
Kando(J.)Penetrating Insight [15]BAY, Dale [15] // GREEN, Jim [107] // KELLY, Denis [106] // NAKAJIMA Kando [105]
Kando [???]道 [tmc](J.)Simple Way [150]PEARSON, Greta [150]
Kando [???]道 [tmc](J.)To Penetrate the Way [163]BRODACKI, Piotr [163] // SCHEEPERS, Willem [163]
Kando [???]道 [tmc](J.)Solid Firm Way [163]SPROUSE, James [163]
Kando 寛道 [tmc](J.)Generous Way [167]HAUER, Werner [167]
Kanji [???]慈 [tmc](J.)Complete Compassion [163]HEYN, Bob [163]
Kanjo 寛成 [167](J.)Broad Accomplishment [167]STOFFELE, Joop [167]
Kankan(J.)Sees the Cold [78]SPELLMEYER, Kurt [78]
Kanren-An [???]蓮菴 [tmc](J.)Contemplating Lotus Hermitage [253]NAIL, Lee Ann [253]
Kanshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Open Heart/Mind [17]BORGES, Alina [17]
Kanshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Firm Mind [163]KNIGHT, Brett C. [163]
Kansho(J.)Hot and Cold [175]TUCKER, Marshall [175]
Kanzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Cold Mountain [102], Cold Cliff [102], Cold Peak [102]KANZAN (C. Han-shan) [102]
Kashyapa(Sk.)To Swallow The Light [??], Guardian of Light [208]MAHAKASYAPA [??]
       KE back
Kei On(J.)Joyous Sound (or Song) [196]GARTLAND, Tom [196]
Keido(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BLACKER, Melissa [144]
Keido 慶道 [263](J.)Joyful Way [263]FUKUSHIMA, Keido [252] // SCHNEK, Han [263]
Keijo(J.)Bright Gem [163]TRIVETT, Michael [163]
Keiren [???]蓮 [tmc](J.)Lotus Wisdom [Kei/wisdom, ren/ lotus] [257]McMAHON, Nicolee [257]
Keishin 敬真 [167](J.)Respecting the Truth [167]INBODEN, Thorsten [167]
Keisho(J.)Promoter of Wisdom [115]FLANAGAN, John [115]
Keiso(J.)Benevolent Blessing [163]ADAMS, Kay [163]
Keiun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Grace Cloud Temple [132], Beautiful Cloud Temple [132]HABITO, Ruben [132]
Keiyaku(J.)Jewel Medicine [163]LINDSEY, Greg [163]
Keizan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Reverential Mountain [36]YAMAMOTO, Shigeru [36]
Kendo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Solid Firm Way [163]HALL, Laurence [163] // KAMINSKI, Jacek [163] // TURNBULL, Dheeresh [163] // van TIEMAN, Wieland Peter [163]
Kendo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Discreet Way [163]GLADZSKI, Adam [163]
Kenjitsu(J.)To Abuse Oneself Truly [163], To Be Truly Modest [163]COPPENS, Stefan [163]
Kenko(J.)Brave Tiger [163]JEZOWSKI, Tomasz [163]
Kenpo(J.)Solid Dharma [163]EVANS, Robert [163]
Kenpo(J.)Fearless Tiger [163]GAWRYLCZYK, Karol [163]
Kenshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Firm Faith [163]MATUSIK, Krystina [163]
Kenshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Gallant Brave or Courageous Mind/Heart [163]MASLIN, Karl [163]
Kenshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Firm Mind [163]BAAS, Tjeerd [163]
Kenshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Brave Heart [163]van DRIEL, Miep [163] // NEWKIRK, David [163]
Kenshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Courageous Mind [163]KAMINSKI, Jakub [163]
Kenzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Inaccessible Mountain [3]DUFFY, Jack [3]
Kenzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Solid Firm Mountain [163]KEISER, Freek [163]
Kenzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Brave Mountain [163], Solid Mountain [163]SCHUITEMAKER, Ron [163]
       KI back
Kibutsu [???]仏 [tmc](J.)Christian Buddhist [36]SACK-COLDITZ, Christine [36]
Kichu(J.)Joyful Devotion [200]BENDER, Bernd [200]
Kigaku(J.)Radiant High Mountain [211]SCHROEDER, Brian [211]
Kijo(J.)Rare Samadhi [163]GIULIANI, Adriana [163]
Kimpo(J.)Golden Peak [163]LASOTA, Joanna [163]
Kimpo(J.)Golden Dharma [163]WEISS, Alexandra [163]
Ki-Nay(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]TERRAGNO, Daniel
Kisen(J.)Rare Transformation [163]GORNALL, Eddie [163]
Kisen(J.)Radiant Spring [142]HOPPER, Marie [142]
Kisen(J.)Resolute Practice [142]LYONS, Bob [142]
Kiso(J.)Energy Harmonized [163]BROWN, Tommy [163]
Kisui [???]水 [tmc](J.)Happy Water [89]ARRATE ETXENAUSIA, Kepa [89]
Kiun-an* [???]雲菴 [tmc](J.)Luminous Cloud Hermitage [132], Radiant Cloud Hermitage [132]SCHLÜTER RODES, Ana Maria [89][132]
Kizan 機山 [263](J.)Function Mountain [263]de VRIES, Eric [263]
Kizen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Energy Zen [163]SVANEMYR, Vegar [163]
       KO back
Ko Bong(K.)Ancient Peak ['Ko' = complete, ancient, Bong' = peak][120]KO BONG [120]
Kobai(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]HARKASPI, Helen [144]
Kobutsu [???] 仏 [tmc](J.)Ancient Buddha [11]MALONE, Kobutsu [11]
Kodo [???]道 [tmc](J.)The Way of Light [131], Ancient Way [131]COPPENS, Anthon [131] // HASEGAWA, Kodo Nyoun-ken [24]
Koen(J.)Joyful Enlightenment [163]ZENIE-TREDDINICK, Felicity [163]
Koge(J.)Fragrant Flower [36]DANVILLE, Eileen [36]
Kogen(J.)Tiger Eye [163]HEALE, Simon [163]
Kogen(J.)Constant Presence [142]MOGEY, John [142]
Kogen 弘元 [263](J.)Wild/Untamed Source [76], Broad Source [263]van den BERG, Eric [263] // HOWELL, Jamie Kogen Seido [76]
Kogetsu 皎月 [167](J.)Glowing Moon [163], Glowing Moon [167], Moonlight [163], Bright Moon [163]ANTONIK, Jonathon [163] // GABRYSCH, Katey [167] // MOSES, Christy [163] // PRZYTUKA, Grazyna [163] // WALKER, Shauna Ann [163]
Koho 光法 [tmc](J.)Light of Dharma [163]SZLENCEL, Maria [163]
Kojin 光仁 [167](J.)Illumination Love [167]NESTBY, Patrizia [167]
Kojo 光[???] [tmc](J.)Light of Samadhi [163]GRAVES-BACCHUS, Cheree [163]
Koju(J.)Universal Principle [96]HERTANTO, Agung Eko [96]
Kokaku(J.)Solitary Crane [153]BLIX, Brian [153]
Kokan(J.)Ancient Reflection [12]KOHAN, Kokan [??] // KOKAN, Soho [??] // MARINELLO, Kokan Genjo [12]
Komyo(J.)Light-Hope [2]SWARTOUT, Kathy [2]
Komyo 光苗 [263](J.)Bright Seedling [263]de VRIES, Janna [263]
Komyo [???]妙 [tmc](J.)Subtle Tiger [163]MLAKISZ, Jurek [163]
Kongo(J.)Diamond Indestructible [163]van de BUNT, Kees [163]
Kongo(J.)Diamond [??]LANGLOIS, Richard [??]
Konen 光 然(J.)Illumination Blaze [263]GRONWALD, Jonas [263]
Konpo(J.)Diamond Peak [163]KAALES, Rein [163]
Konjin(J.)Creating True Humanity [136], Establish Love [136]GODWIN, Gaelyn [136][143]
Konrei(J.)Indomitable Spirit [121]MINDE, Jeffrey [121]
Ko-Ran(J.)Orchid's Scent [223]de RUITER, Carolina [223]
Koren 光蓮 [167](J.)Bright Lotus [163], Shining Lotus [167]KASMAN, Anjo [167] // KWEE, Famke [163] // VERVECKEN, Monique [163]
Kori(J.)Inside this [184]; Where you are [184]KELLETT, Ta'avi [184]
Koryu [???]龍 [tmc](J.)The Dragon that Appears [109]CALABRÒ, Fabio [109]
Kosan [???]山 [tmc](J.)High Mountain [142]KIESER, Walter [142]
Kosei(J.)High-spirited Nature [153]GENCO, Francesca [153]
Kosen 広川 [167](J.)Broad River [167]POPPELIER, Nico [167]
Koshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Shining Heart-Mind [36]AIKAWA, Yuka [36]
Koshin 広心 [263](J.)Sharing Heart [157], Generous Heart [263]GOOSENS, Carla [263] // MORRISSEY, Liam [157]
Koshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Light of Faith [163]MARTIN, Jason [163]
Kosho(J.)Light of Truth [163]WALDROP, Bruce [163]
Kosho(J.)Raise/Encourage/Urge [56]CRIVELLO, Ray [56]
Koun* [???]雲 [tmc](J.)Lone Cloud [132], Solitary Cloud, Fragrant Cloud [132], Illumination Cloud [132]MAEZUMI, Taizan [50] // SELDEN, Michael [58] // WEINSTEIN, David [197]
Koun* [???]雲 [tmc](C.)Cultivator of Clouds [132], Cultivating Cloud [232]YAMADA, Koun [132] [232]
Koun-an* [???]雲菴 [tmc](J.)Cloud of Light Hermitage [132], Shining Cloud Hermitage [132], Fragrance Cloud Hermitage [132]D'ORTSCHY, Brigitte [132] // FABIAN, Ludwigis [132] // MacINNES, Elaine [5]
Koun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.)Lone Cloud Temple [132], Empty Cloud Temple [132]JAEGER, Willigis [132]
Koyo(J.)Cultivating Faculty [2]MASON, Doug [2]
Kozan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Ancient Mountain [58]FUREY, Jim [58]
Kozan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Tiger Mountain [??]LEAL-IDROGO, Anita [??]
Kozen [???]禅 [tmc](J.)Unfolding Zen [189]WAYMAN, Adele [189]
       KU back
Kudo(J.)Courageous Heart [142]MOGEY, John [142]
Kugai(J.)Profound Emptiness [40]PLATOV, Henry [40]
Kukan [???]鑑 [tmc](J.)Empty Mirror [163]OHVO, Anneli [163]
Kushin, Ku Shin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Vast Mind [1], Mind of Vast Emptiness [1]LEVY, Diana [1] // SCHIRESON, Grace [85]
Kuma(J.)Bear [35]MEAD, Don [35]
Kundo [???]道 [tmc](J.)No Way [250], Pathless Path [250] EASTMAN, Patrick [250]
Kung(C.)Empty [48]GOERTZEL, Gwen [48]
Kunshi(J.)Insight Aspiration [157]DeCOTIS, Karen [157]
Kusala(Sk.)Skillful [53]RATANA Karuna (Thich Tam-Thien) [53][74]
Kuzan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Empty Mountain [86]KAHN, Paul Wyant [86]
       KW back
Kwan Um(K.)Perceive Sound of this World [118], Perceive Your True Self [118]DAE KWAN (formerly Hyang Um Sunim JDPS) [118]
Kwan Yin(C.)Perceive Sound of this World [118], Perceive Your True Self [118][the bearer is to be ascertained][118]
       KY back
Kyodo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Way of Teaching [132]WILLIAMS, Angel [32]
Kyodo 鏡道 [tmc](J.)Mirror of the Way [163]MALEWSKA, Joanna [163]
Kyodo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Faithfully Go With The Way [163]BEYER, Cathy [163] // DRYZNER, Ewa [163] // GRAPOVA, Elena [163] // KAMPSHOFF, Frans [163]
Kyodo [???]道 [tmc](J.)Strong Way [163]LAKOMSKI, Alan [163]
Kyogen(J.)He in Whom the Precepts Are Deep [240]DAIYO KYOGEN (c. Tai-yang Ching-hsüan) aka Kyoen (C. Ching-yen) [240]
Kyogen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]Kyogen CARLSON [126]
Kyojo 鏡[???] [tmc](J.)Mirror Samadhi [163]BAKKER, Irene [163] // JORAY, Alma [163] // ORSKI, Mariusz [163]
Kyong Ho(K.)Clear Mirror ['Kyong' = mirror, 'Ho' = space][120]KYONG HO [120]
Kyosei 鏡[???] [tmc](J.)Mirror of Truth [45]KOLMAN, Philip [45]
Kyosei 恭正 [167](J.)Right Appreciation [167]SEIDEL, Jelle [167]
Kyoshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Faithfully Follow the Heart [163]KIRK, Brigitte [163]
Kyounshi [???]雲[???] [tmc](J.)Master of The Crazy Cloud [??]IKKYU, Sojun [??]
Kyozan [???]山 [tmc](J.)Mountain with Apricot Trees [130]SASAKI Joshu [130]

L LU | top |      

       LU back
Lung-t'an(C.)Dragon Abyss [147], Dragon Pond [147]LUNG-T'AN CH'UNG-HSIN (J. Ryutan Sushin) [147]

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       MA back
Makibi(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]ENOMIYA-LASSALLE, Hugo [144]
Man Gong(K.)Complete Emptiness ['Man' = complete, Gong' = empty][120]MAN GONG [120]
Manju Usra(Skt.?)Luminous Wisdom Bull [108]FRACKELTON, Bill [108]
Ma-tzu(C.)Horse-Master [??]MA-TZU TAO-I (J. Baso Doitsu) [??]
Mayoku(J.)Maitreya Future Buddha [163]FITSBURGH, Mary Beth [163]
Mayu(J.)Lovely like a Flower [163]LAKOMSKI, Serra [163]
       ME back
Meho [???]法 [tmc](J.)Eye of the Dharma [110]PETIT, Sharon [110]
Meiju(J.)Abide in Life [163]KROMBLICHER, Suzanna [163]
Meikyo [???]鏡 [tmc](J.)Clear Mirror [147]ROSENBAUM, Bob [147]
       MI back
Ming Zhao(C.)Brilliant Clarity [161]LI ZI CHUANG [161]
Mitra(Sk.)Spiritual Friend [1]BISHOP, Mitra [1] [245]
Mitsuke(J.)Intimate Guide [163]EVERITT, Karin [163]
Mitsunen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]NORDSTROM, Lou [95]
Mitta(J.)Writing Seal [92]NAKAGAWA, Soen [92]
       MO back
Mokudo 黙道 [tmc](J.)Silent Way [163]NIEMIEC, Zenon [163]
Mokuin 黙印 [167](J.)Silent Seal [167][178]LEVY, Paul [178] // STRATHIE, Gavin [167]
Mokunai 黙[???] [tmc](J.)Silent Spirituality [163]ZIELINSKI, Jaroslaw [163]
Mokusho 黙照 [212](J.)Moku - Silent Sho - Awakening[212]LENENTINE, Dirk [212] // ZEISLER Etienne [212]
Mokusui 黙水 [167](J.)Silent Water/Spring [163], Silent Water [167]BOUMA RIJNINK, Anja [163] // EDWARDS, David [163] // SCHWAB, Gerben [167]
Mokuyo(J.)Silent Courage [163]de VRIES ROBLES, Jaap [163]
Monshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Listening Heart [1]COLEMAN, Sara [1]
       MU back
Mu Ji Yo(J.)Timeless Ocean [??]KAPP, Paul [??]
Mu-nan(J.)The Man Who Never Turned Back [??]BUNAN, Shido [??]
Mugai 無 [tmc](J.)Limitless [122]BROOKS, Jeffrey [122]
Mugai 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Lid [163]GRIPEKOVEN, Axel [163]
Mugaku(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained][163]ZIMMERMAN, Micheal [163]
Mugen 無源 [tmc](J.)No Source [163]HEATH, Megan [163]
Mugen(J.)Infinity [2]FAR, Becky [2]
Mugetsu 無月 [tmc](J.)No Moon [163]PRZYTUKA, Irek [163]
Muho 無法 [tmc](J.)No Direction [18], No Path [18], No Dharma [18]YERBY, Jacques L. [18]
Muho(J.)No Illumination [163]PROSKAUER, Stephen [163]
Mui(J.)Man of no Rank [39]BARRAGATO, Stefano [39][95]
Muishitsu(J.)True Man Without Rank [18]SHIMANO, Eido Tai [18]
Mujaku 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Settling [163]BLOOMER, Daniel [163] // LARAWAY, Peter [163]
Muji(J.)Ground Mist [1]DEVEREAUX, Leslie [1]
Mujo(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BAKER, Nancy [95]
Muju 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Dwelling Place [163], Non Abiding Place [163]BANNON, John [163] // DINGEMANS, Peet [163] // MATASZEWSKI, Lech [163] // VEGTING, Pauline [163]
Mukan 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Gate [163], Gateless Gate [163]OLSZEWSKI, Zbigniew [163]
Mukan 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Barrier [163]KLUNGERS, Jan [163]
Mukutu 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Fear [163]van EEKEREN, Ton [163]
Mumon 無門 [tmc](J.)No Gate [163], Gateless Gate [163]BOWLES, Robert [163] // MOLMER, John [163] // PODEJKO, Krzysztoph [36]
Mumyo 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Light [163]SYREDA, Maria [163]
Munen 無念 [tmc](J.)No Thought [163]HEATH, Richard [163] // KRIESBORG, Hadea [163] // RAJAMANI, Raj [163] // VESTJENS, Riet [163] // INNISS, Luis Fenandez [205]
Muryo(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]MATTHIESSEN, Peter [95]
Musai(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]WALTER, Sydney [95]
Mushin 無心 [tmc](J.)No Mind [163]GERICKE, Alexandra [163] // MARCUS, Henriette [163] // MOORE, Jessica [163]
Musho 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Conflict [163], No Struggle (= The Very State of Enlightenment) [163]BAZZANO, Manu [163] // HAMILTON, Diane [163] // van de HEUVEL, Meindert [163]
Muso(J.)Beyond Thinking [142]GOODWIN, Perry [142]
Mutei(J.)Bottomless [10]MURPHY, Douglas C. [10]
Mutoku 無[???] [tmc](J.)No Gain [112], No Attainment [112]MAGRONE, Tony [112]
Muzen 無禅 [tmc](J.)No Zen [163]KOROLCZUK, Hannia [163] // van de MEER, Arjan [163]
       MY back
Myo Ka 妙花 [tmc](J.)Mysterious Flower [1]JACKSON, Glenys [1]
Myo-on 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Subtle Sound [9]STUART, Maurine [9]
Myo-on(J.)Inconceivable Gratitude [136]EMERSON, Sarah [136]
Myo Sei(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]MURPHY, Susan [144]
Myodo Ni(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]SATOMI, Myodo Ni
Myoan [???]菴 [tmc](J.)Bright Hut [36], Bright Hermitage [36]RICH, Ronald [36]
Myoan(J.)Amazing Grace [85]SCHIRESON, Grace [85]
Myobop(K.)Marvelous Dharma [47]The wife of the 23rd Shilla King Pophung (r. 514-546) [47]
Myoen(J.)Bright Circle/Circle of Illumination (En = Circle, Myo = bright, luminous, clear) [104]KHAN, Jocelyn [104]
Myoen 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Subtle Circle [163], Completeness [163]GOBEYN, Riet [163] // HADYDON, Ewa [163] // KERSSIES, Lida [163]
Myogen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained][??]BUTSUJU Myogen (1183-1225) [??]
Myogen 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Wondrous Fountain [198] HURLEY, Sharon [198]
Myogetsu 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Wonderous Warmth [163]ESTRADA, Christelle [163]
Myoho [???]法 [tmc](J.)Subtle Dharma [159][163]GABRYSCH, Tamara [159][163] // SZLENCEL, Joanna [163]
Myoho 妙法 [tmc](J.)Marvelous Law of Buddha [2]SKINNER, Jane [2]
Myojun [???]遵 [tmc](J.)Subtly Follow the Way [163]BESWICK, Kate [163] // WOJCICKA, Monika [163]
Myoka(J.)Subtle River [149]BUSCH, Colleen [149]
Myokai(J.)Subtle Disciple [163]AUSTIN, Diane Jesse [163]
Myokan 妙鑑 [263](J.)Wondrous Mirror [263]HARKEMA, Marloes  [263]
Myoki [???]気 [tmc](J.)Subtle Energy [163]LEHRHAUPT, Linda [163] // MEUSER, Ursula [163]
Myoki 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Wondrous Joy [36]GALLAGHER, Jennifer [36] // LEHRHAUPT, Linda [144]
Myoki(J.)Bright Vessel [151]DOUDNA, Ellen [151]
Myoko(J.)Subtle Light [163]CHANDLER, Jamie [163] // STEVERSON, Jill [163]
Myoku 妙空 [263](J.)Wondrous Sky [234][263], Wondrous Emptiness [234],KIRBY, Margaret [263] // LINSENER, Peter [234]
Myonen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]MARKO, Eve [95]
Myoshi(J.)To Look Subtlety [163]DRIESEN, Nana [163]
Myoshin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Subtle Faith [163]AERTS, Gretha [163] // BERESOWSKA, Jola [163] // FRANZEN, Lilian [163] // McCAINE, Margot [163] // PAGE, Deborah [163]
Myoshin 妙心 [tmc](J.)Wondrous Heart-Mind [36]MATSUMOTO, Michiko [36] // OKAMOTO, Zenju Myoshin Nanshin [40]
Myo Shin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Luminous Heart [200]STEINGRABER, Michael [200]
Myotai 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Wondrous Subtle Wisdom [33]TREACE, Bonnie [33]
Myotei  明庭 [263](J.)Illumination Garden [263]JONG, Els 't [263]
Myoun(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]FORD, James Ishmael [144]
Myoyu 妙[???] [tmc](J.)Subtle, Mysterious Harmony [221]ANDERSEN-PALMER, Susan [95][221]
Myoyu(J.)Clear Functioning [190]CUTTER, Megan [190][189]
Myozen(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BLACKER, Melissa [144]

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       NA back
Nanshin, Nan Shin [???]心 [tmc](J.)Gentle Mind [40], Natural Mind [40]AMPHOUX, Nancy [??] // OKAMOTO, Zenju Myoshin Nanshin [40]
Nanryu [???]龍 [tmc](J.)Southern Dragon [1]TARRANT, John [1]
Nantembo(J.)Nandin [= Nanten tree] Stick [222]NANTEMBO, Toju [222]
       NE back
Ne-Eka(J.)[the meaning is to be ascertained]BARRAGATO, Margaret [95]
Neisui [???]水 [tmc](J.)Calming Water [89]FLORES, Pedro [89]
Nenge(J.)Handing over the Flower [225]WÖSS, Fleur [225]
Nenshin 念心 [tmc](J.)Quiet Faith [163]CARROLL, Cindy [163]
Nesshindo [???][???]道 [tmc](J.)Enthusiasm for the Way [42]NOWIK, Jim [42]
       NH back
Nhat Hanh(V.)One Action [177]THICH NHAT HANH [177]
       NI back
Niao-ka(C.)Bird's Nest [??]TAO-LIN (J. Dorin) [??]
Nin Do [???]道 [tmc](J.)Patient Way [157]RAY, Mark [157]
Ninkyo(J.)Patient Abiding [149]GILPIN, Kate [149]
Niu-t'ou(C.)Ox-Head [??]NIU-T'OU FA-YUNG (J. Hoyu) [??]
       NO back
Nonen(J.)Gifted Endurance [163], Talented Endurance [163]BETTONVIL, Nan [163]
Nosan [???]山 [tmc](K.)Ancient Mountain [186]GRECCO, Lawrence [186]
       NY back
Nyo'ei(J.)Like A Shadow [1]ALCALDE, Augusto [1]
Nyogen(J.)Like A Dream [??], Like A Fantasy [??]SENZAKI, Nyogen [??] // YEO, William [144]
Nyoun-ken* [???]雲軒 [tmc](J.) [Dream?] Cloud Temple [the meaning is to be ascertained]HASEGAWA, Kodo
Nyu Li(?C.)Gentle Rain [150]SUNDHEIM, Karen [150]

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