Maha Ghosananda

Maha Ghosananda

IdeasMagazine | Ancestors

The Likably Unlikely Monk

The Cambodian monk Maha Ghosananda was a world-famous humanitarian; he was also quite the character. Two years after Maha Ghosananda’s death, Andrew Cooper reflects on a friendship that was sometimes dizzying but always dear.

By Andrew Cooper

TeachingsMagazine | Parting Words

By Love Alone

Beloved Cambodian Buddhist teacher Maha Ghosananda [1929–2007], Supreme Buddhist Patriarch of Cambodia, passed away on March 12 in Northampton, Massachusetts. In the late 1970s, he ministered to refugees fleeing the genocidal Killing Fields of the Khmer…

By Wayne Muller

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