New PDF release: Great Buddhists of the Twentieth Century
By Bikshu Sangharakshita
It is a series of brief biographies of 5 people who have made a great contribution to the fortunes of Buddhism in the course of the twentieth century. of them - Anagarika Dharmapala and Dr B.R. Ambedkar - have been mainly accountable for bringing Buddhism again to India. The others - Alexandra David-Neel, Lama Govinda and Edward Conze - have been Westerners whose dedication to Buddhism, retro on the time, outlined them as vital trail-blazers. all of the 5 left the area they grew up in and went forth to model a brand new international for themselves and others. Their lives are provided the following with the purpose of demonstrating that those that opt for shelter to the Buddha, the Dharma and and Sangha needs to be ready to move past themselves, past what's anticipated of them, and past even what they suspect is feasible.
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Great Buddhists of the Twentieth Century by Bikshu Sangharakshita