Dato Chuk Mor
(1913 - 2002)
Dato Chuk Mor was active/lived in China. Dato Chuk Mor is known for calligraphy.
Biography Dato Chuk Mor
Dato’ Chuk Mor was an accomplished and learned calligrapher and painter of the Chinese brush genre. He enhanced his gift in calligraphy when he studied briefly under the legendary Lingnan master Gao Jian-fu (1879 - 1951) when based in Macau. He was regarded as a great reformer of Mahayana Buddhism in Malaysia, infusing it with greater substance, meaning and clarity with his creativity and cultured background.
He was best known as the abbot of the Triple Wisdom sanctuary in Penang that he set up in 1965. He also founded the Malayan (now Malaysian) Buddhist Association (1959), which he served as president for 12 years. For his tremendous contributions in the world of Buddhism and Chinese art, he was conferred a
Autobiographical Notes of Dharma Master Zhu Mo , Edited by Ven. Chi Chern, 1984.
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