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Buddhism and India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0015
Buddhism and India

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This interview focuses on Buddhism in India and in the contemporary world. The author, Ramin Jahanbegloo, discusses with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the increase in the popularity of Buddhism in the West as well as the East and also the Dalai Lama's secret to managing many issues at the same time. They talk about Buddhism as a mediator between the world of modernity and the world of traditions, a possible common ground between Buddhism and modern science, and the Dalai Lama's opinion on whether different religions could work together for the advancement of world peace.

Keywords: Buddhism; Dalai Lama; world of modernity; world of traditions; modern science

Chapter.  5562 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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