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Travers Christmas Humphreys

(1901—1983) judge


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(1901–83).

A pioneer of Buddhism in England, Humphreys converted to the religion in his late teens and later became a barrister and High Court judge. He founded the Buddhist Lodge of the Theosophical Society in 1924, which later changed its name to the Buddhist Society in 1943. See also Britain.

From A Dictionary of Buddhism in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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