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Zhou Dunyi 周敦頤 MP (1017 - 1073)

"茂叔", "濂溪先生", "惇頤"

Zhou Dunyi 周敦頤 (Wade–Giles: Chou Tun-i; 1017–1073) was a Song dynasty Chinese Neo-Confucian philosopher. He conceptualized the Neo-Confucian cosmology of the day, explaining the relationship between hu...

10/1/2012 9/9/2016

Cheng Hao 程顥 MP (1032 - 1085)

Cheng Hao 程顥 [3102] According to Han Wei, there was nothing that Hao did not read from Buddhist texts, the Laozi, Zhuangzi to the Liezi. XCB:SB, 4.19a; Cheng Yi, WJ, 7.1a-7a; Han Wei, WJ, 29.30a-37a. C...

12/26/2015 9/9/2016

Cheng Yi 程頤 MP (1033 - 1107)

Cheng Yi 程頤 [3105] Yuanyou coalition. CBD, 4, 3020-3023. — RMH

12/26/2015 9/9/2016

Wang Yangming 王陽明 MP (1472 - 1529)

"O Yomei"

Wang Yangming 王陽明 , official name Wang Shouren , courtesy name Bo'an , was a Chinese idealist Neo-Confucian philosopher, official, educationist, calligraphist and general during the Ming dynasty. After...

9/9/2016 9/9/2016

Zhu Xi 朱熹 MP (1130 - 1200)

"Chu Hsi"

Zhu Xi 朱熹 , his courtesy name is Yuanhui , or Zhonghui , self-titled Huian . He was a Chinese philosopher, politician, and writer of the Song dynasty. He was a Confucian scholar who was the leading fig...

2/17/2013 9/9/2016

Zarathustra, Founder Zoroaster Isme زرتشت‎ MP (-890 - -583)

"Zarathustra"

Wikipedia: Zoroaster. Prophet Zoroaster from Medes. Zoroaster / Zarathustra (/ˌzɑrəˈθuːstrə/; Avestan: Zaraϑuštra; Persian: زرتشت‎ Zartosht, زردشت Zardosht), was the founder of Zoroastrianism. Thou...

9/9/2009 2/7/2015

Ashoka Ashoka Maurya (IAST: Aśoka; /əˈʃoʊkə/; 304-232 BC), commonly known as Ashoka and Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontine...

2/13/2009 2/7/2015

Avicenna, Ibn Sīnā (ابن سینا) Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā, known as Abū Alī Sīnā (Persian: ابوعلی سینا، پورسینا) or, more commonly, Ibn Sīnā[8] or Pour Sina, but most commonly known in...

11/27/2010 9/6/2011

Bahá'u'lláh was born on 12 November 1817, in Tehran, the capital of Persia (Iran) and was the founder of the Baha'i Faith, which is the youngest of the world's independent monotheistic religions- -- Ba...

10/26/2010 9/6/2011

Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा MP (1869 - 1948)

"Bapu", "Mahatma Gandhi", "Gandhi Bapu", "Gandhiji", "Great Soul", "બાપુ", "bāpu", "Father Father of the Nation", "महात्मा"

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent c...

5/20/2009 9/6/2011

SIDDHĀRTHA (Gautama Buddha) सिद्धार्थ गौतम Shākyamuni MP (565 - -483)

"Буда", "Сидхарта Гаутама", "Сидхатха Готама", "Будда Гаутама", "गौतम बुद्ध", "Сиддхаттха Готама", "Сиддхартха Гаутама", "Сакьямуни", "Шакьямуни", "Татхагата"

Gautama Buddha ) Siddhārtha Gautama (Sanskrit: सिद्धार्थ गौतम; Pali: Siddhattha Gotama) was a spiritual teacher from ancient India who founded Buddhism. In most Buddhist traditions, he is regarded ...

7/14/2010 9/6/2011

Confucius 孔子 MP (-552 - -479)

"Kong Fuzi", "Kung-fu-tzu", "Kongzi", "Kung-tzu"

Confucius , official name Kong Qiu 孔丘, courtesy name Zhongni 仲尼, but widely known as Kong Zi 孔子 or Kong Fuzi 孔夫子 (literally Master Kong), was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of t...

1/23/2011 9/6/2011