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Ama Samy

Ama Samy is a Zen master and Jesuit priest from India. He was born to Christian parents in Burma, 1936. There, early on he had some contact with Burmese Buddhism. Driven by poverty, his parents put him in the care of his maternal grandfather in India, a devotee of a Muslim saint. Soon after his grandfather died in an accident, leaving him as a young boy without support and guidance. Nevertheless, he finished school and joined the Jesuits. After becoming a Jesuit priest, his heart was still...See more