Chin Kung

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Chin Kung, AM (淨空; pinyin: Jìngkōng; 15 February 1927 – 26 July 2022)[1] was a Buddhist monk. He was from the Mahayana tradition. He was the founder of the Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation. He was known for his teaching of the dharma. His works also focused on inter-faith harmony in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. He was born in Lujiang County, Anhui, Republic of China.[2]

Chin died at the age of 95 on 26 July 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan from pneumonia.[3]

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  1. "釋淨空教授 簡介" (PDF). Hualien County Government, Taiwan. Retrieved 11 September 2020.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Master Chin Kung: Profile". Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA. Archived from the original on 30 May 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2020. See also Chinese version: "淨空法師: 簡介 Archived 2020-05-31 at the Wayback Machine"
  3. Thiện Minh (26 July 2022). "Hòa thượng Tịnh Không tân viên tịch". Giáo Hội Phật Giáo Việt Nam. Archived from the original on 26 July 2022. Retrieved 26 July 2022.