Template:Infobox Buddhist biography

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This infobox is for biographies of Buddhists.

The template for this infobox is set out below:

{{Infobox Buddhist biography
| name             = 
| img              = 
| img_size         = 
| img_capt         = 
| landscape        = 
| birth_name       =
| other_names      =
| dharma_name      = 
| birth_date       =
| birth_place      = 
| death_date       = 
| death_place      = 
| nationality      = 
| denomination     = 
| school           =
| lineage          =
| title            =
| workplace        = 
| education        = 
| occupation       =
| teacher          = 
| reincarnation_of = 
| predecessor      = 
| successor        = 
| student          =
| spouse           =
| partner          =
| children         = 
| website          = 
Field Description
name The full name of the individual.
img The name of an image file containing a photograph of the individual. If the image is called "Image:Dalai Lama 1430 Luca Galuzzi 2007crop.jpg", just type "Dalai Lama 1430 Luca Galuzzi 2007crop.jpg". Do not include "Image:" or enclose the file name in double square brackets ("[[ ]]").
img_size The width of the image in pixels (px). For example, if you wish the image to be 150px wide, type "150". Do not add "px" after the number. If no number is stated, the width defaults to 220px for an image for a portrait image (i.e., one the width of which is shorter than the height) and 300px for a landscape image (one the width of which is longer than the height).
img_capt The caption for the image.
landscape Indicate "yes" if the image has a landscape orientation, that is, if its width is longer than its height.
birth name The birth name of the person.
other names Other names the inidvidual is known by.
Dharma name(s) Buddhist name/names given to them.
born Date of birth: {{birth date and age|1930|1|15}} (if living) or {{birth date|1930|1|15}} (if dead). See Template:Birth date for details.
birth_place Place of birth: city, administrative region, sovereign state.
death_date Date of death: {{death date and age|1995|10|9|1930|1|15}} (if birth date is known) or {{death date|1995|10|9}} (if birth date unknown). See Template:Death date for details.
death_place Place of death.
nationality Nationality.
denomination The kind of Buddhism the individual is/was known for; this will appear as religion, rather than denomination.
school The kind of Buddhism the individual is/was known for.
lineage For example: Sanbo Kyodan is a school of Zen practicing in the Harada-Yasutani lineage.
title * Formal title, such as Dalai Lama for Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama.
  • Awarded title, such as Dae Soen Sa Nim for Seung Sahn or Venerable Master for Hsuan Hua.
  • Job title, such as Professor, etc.
workplace Place where they are employed/teach.
education Where they were educated.
occupation Job title, etc.
teacher Ordination master who oversaw their tonsure ceremony and where it took place.
reincarnation_of The one the individual is a reincarnation of.
predecessor The teacher(s) before them.
successor Those they have authorized to teach, etc.
student(s) Those they have taught.
spouse Those they have, or currently are, married.
partner Those they have been in intimate relationships with.
children Those they have mothered or fathered.


Here is an example of the infobox in use.

Tenzin Gyatso
File:Dalai Lama 1430 Luca Galuzzi 2007crop.jpg
Other name(s): Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso
Dharma name(s): Jack
Born: (1950-11-17) November 17, 1950 (age 71)
Place of birth: Template:Flagicon Taktser, Amdo, Tibet
Title(s): Dalai Lama
Predecessor(s): Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama

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