Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Buddhist Personality : Uma Thurman

Name : Uma Karuna Thurman
Nationality : USA
Date Of Birth : 29th April 1970
Profession : Actress

Uma is the daughter of Robert Thurman who is now a professor of Indo-Tibetan studies in University of Columbia. He was the first American to be ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Uma and her siblings were brought up in a Buddhist environment. Her name "Uma Karuna" was derived from Tibetan and Sanskrit name. Though she doesn't call herself a "real" buddhist Uma admits that Buddhism has great influence on her life.