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£76.00

Hardback

Published: 10 October 2019

648 Pages | b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199489060


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The Lion's Roar

Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Author Dr Sarath Amunugama

  • An engaging book on Anagarika Dharmapala, who is considered one of the makers of Modern Buddhism. The book analyses Dharmapala's complex personal and public life
  • The author uses a rich variety of sources, most importantly, Dharmapala's diaries, and studies him against the historical background in which he emerged and worked
  • Chronicles the zealous efforts of a Buddhist crusader who wished to reform the religion in his native land and to propagate it in the Western world