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April, 26

Birth of William Shakespeare - April 26
William Shakespeare was baptised on April 26, 1564.
An English poet and playwright, Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, 2 long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays which continue to live long after his death, have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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Dazu Huike (487-593) [1] (Chinese: 大祖慧可; Chinese for short:慧可; pinyin: Huìkě; Wade-Giles: Hui-k’o; Japanese: Eka) is considered the Second Patriarch of Chinese Chán and the twenty-ninth since Gautama Buddha.
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The Hsu kao-seng chuan says that Huike was born in Hu-lao (Ssu-shui hsien, Henan) and his secular name was Shen-kuang (Japanese: Shinko). A scholar in both Buddhist scriptures and classical Chinese texts, including Taoism, Huike was considered enlightened but criticised for not having a teacher. He met his teacher Bodhidharma at the Shaolin Monastery in 528 when he was about forty years old and studied with Bodhidharma for six years (some sources say four years, five years, or nine years).

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