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Does your lay Buddhist name follow you for life or does it change with different temples and masters?

When you are laity and given a Buddhist name does it change with different masters and temples or do you carry it with you for life? While mostly pertaining to the Vietnamese tradition I'm very ...
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Why is Thich Nhat Hanh called Thay?

I have noticed that Thich Nhat Hanh refers to himself in the third person as "Thay". Why is this, and what is its meaning?