Kumar Kashyap Mahasthavir
Buddhist monkDied when: 85 years 217 days (1027 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Bhante Kumar Kashyap Mahasthavir (Devanagari: कुमार काश्यप महास्थविर) (born Asta Man Shakya) (24 July 1926 – 26 February 2012) was a Nepalese Buddhist monk who was awarded the title of Tripitakacharya (Tripitaka Master).
In 1944, he was expelled from Nepal by the tyrannical Rana regime for promoting Theravada Buddhism and writing in Nepal Bhasa.
He spent his exile in India and Sri Lanka.