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Ajahn Viradhammo

Ajahn Viradhammo or Luang Por Viradhammo (born Vitauts Akers, April 27, 1947 Esslingen, Germany) is a Canadian monk in the Thai forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism. He was ordained as a monk in 1974 by Ajahn Chah at Wat Nong Pah Pong monastery and became one of the first residents at Wat Pah Nanachat, the international monastery in north-east Thailand. Luang Por Viradhammo is the most senior Thai Forest monk in Canada and currently the Abbot of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery in Perth, Ontario. Luang Por means Venerable Father (หลวงพ่อ), an honorific and term of affection in keeping with Thai custom; ajahn means teacher.

Roger Cox

Roger Cox (born 27 April 1947) is a former English cricketer. Cox was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Luton, Bedfordshire.
Cox made his debut for Bedfordshire against Staffordshire in the 1967 Minor Counties Championship. He played Minor counties cricket for Bedfordshire from 1967 to 1975, making 47 Minor Counties Championship appearances. He made his List A debut against Dorset in the 1968 Gillette Cup. He made 4 further List A appearances, the last of which came against Lancashire in the 1973 Gillette Cup. In his 5 List A matches, he scored 23 runs at an average of 7.66, with a high score of 12.
Cox also made a single first-class appearance, which came for the Minor Counties against the touring Indians in 1971. He was dismissed for 24 in the Minor Counties first-innings by Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, while in the second-innings he retired hurt, having not scored any runs.

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