The Year's Best Buddhism on Twitter

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Buddhism Shorty Award Winner

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Buddhism Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Bill Schwartz

Bill Schwartz

Voted 2011 Shorty Award for Best of Buddhism on Twitter(aka Grand Poobah). A no nonsense Chicago perspective on life. Straight up.
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2nd

Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis http://www.twitter.com/elephantjournal named #1 #green in US. http://www.facebook.com/elephantjournal http://www.facebook.com/waylonhlewis
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3rd

Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

Palyul Buddhist Tulku born in Brooklyn. Founder, KPC temple, animal rescue groups Tara's Babies&Garuda Aviary. Musician:blues&hot mantra #TeamFollowBack #TeamRC
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4th

Dzogchen Ponlop R.

Dzogchen Ponlop R.

The fact is I am a generation x-er, according to some. The truth is I'm a rebel without any culture on my way to finding the buddha I know is within me.
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5th

Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

Taiwan-born, recognised@8mths, sent 2 USA@7yrs,met 1stGuru@8yrs, left home@16yrs, RootGuru Zong Rinpoche, ordained by HH Dalai Lama, trying my best 2help others
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6th

Rev. Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher

Professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA; ordained Buddhist minister; writer.
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7th

Dalai Lama Truth

Dalai Lama Truth

What do you know about the Dalai Lama? Read the book. Check the facts. Stop being fooled. Fan: facebook.com/dalailamatruth
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8th

Gurudas Sunyatananda

Gurudas Sunyatananda

Servant-Leadership coach and pastoral counselor, founder of Sarvodaya Ashram and spiritual director of the Spiritus Project. Author, teacher, servant of love.
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10th

Craig Bialick

Craig Bialick

vajrayana buddhist hippie recluse
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11th

Jack Daw

Jack Daw

Thirty-something and staggering between the absolute and the relative in the Great Plains of South Dakota.
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12th

WSS

WSS

Freeing Buddhism from Politics - Protecting Shugden practitioners from persecution by the Dalai Lama - Follow: @DalaiLamaTruth - Fan: facebook.com/shugden
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13th

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

Welcome to the official twitter page of the Office of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
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14th

Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis

http://bit.ly/1VeAh0 MNN:Top10Green; Treehugger:Cultre&CelebEcoAmbssdr; Discovry:Chngemkr; PlanetGreen:GreenHero; ShambhlaSun:ProminentBuddhst; 5280:TopSingle.
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14th
(tie)

Gonpo Yeshe (David)

Gonpo Yeshe (David)

Buddhist monk in Nyingma Palyul lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism
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15th

Ariaa Jaeger

Ariaa Jaeger

Spiritual/Executive Life Coach, Vocalist, Humanitarian, Activist, People Magnet, Philosopher, Author, Ariaaisms & AriaaQuotes, NEW CD AT http://Ariaa.com/
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15th
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Jigme Eaton

Jigme Eaton

Happy Buddhist who likes to do dishes at the Palyul retreat.
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15th
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Dzigar Kongtrul

Dzigar Kongtrul

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, photographer and abstract expressionist painter.
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