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The British discovery of Buddhism

by Philip C. Almond

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- Religion -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip C. Almond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ162.G7 A45 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 186 p. ;
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2404822M
      ISBN 100521355036
      LC Control Number87035506

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      In The Lotus and the Lion, J. Jeffrey Franklin traces the historical and cultural origins of Western Buddhism, showing that the British Empire was a primary engine for curiosity about and then. Almond, P. C. The British Discovery of Buddhism Cambridge Cambridge University Press Anālayo, Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization Birmingham Windhorse Anderson, C. Pain and its Ending: The Four Noble Truths in Cited by:

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Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Almond, Philip C; Format: Book; ix, p. ; 23 cm. The British discovery of Buddhism / Philip C. Almond | National Library of Australia. THE VICTORIAN CREATION OF BUDDHISM Philip C.

Almond. The British Discovery of Buddhism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, The history of the non-Buddhist world's encounter with that set of phenomena lumped together under the rubric of "Buddhism" is a long one, though one to which few reliable and readable guides exist.

One. the european discovery of indian buddhism Rev. Jnana - Zen Dharma Teacher - IBMC A Dharma Talk at the IBMC What we accept today as common historical understanding in our knowledge of Buddhism in India is information that was totally unknown in the West a mere years ago.

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Book Description. In his novel Kim, in which a Tibetan pilgrim seeks to visit important Buddhist sites in India, Rudyard Kipling reveals the nineteenth-century fascination with the discovery of the importance of Buddhism in India's past.

Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India. With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major.

This book is a significant contribution to our understanding of the reciprocal cultural relations between Buddhism and Britain between and It mainly focuses on literary works from the writings of Sir Edwin Arnold to D. H. Lawrence, although it touches on early British scholarly work on Buddhism, texts by founders of Victorian hybrid.Published by the Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RP 32 East 57th Street, New York, NYUSA 10 Stamford RFile Size: 4MB.Robert Bluck`s British Buddhism: teachings, practice and development, based on his PhD thesis The Dimensions of Buddhism in Britain fromis recent and relevant, as it is, according to its book cover,»the first comprehensive account of Buddhism in contemporary Britain«.

And indeed, a broad monograph on Buddhist traditions in Britain has not been published since Ian Oliver`s Author: Alexander Rödel.