DALIT AND NEO-BUDDHIST MOVEMENT IN INDIA (3 VOLS. Set)

Author:

R.P.N. Swami

Publisher:

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

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Publisher

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

Publication Year 2010
ISBN-13

9788175332751

ISBN-10 8175332751
Binding

Hardcover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 794 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22x14x2
Weight (grms) 1420

Neo-Buddhism is a modern Buddhist revivalist movement in India and as a popular movement, Neo-Buddhism began with B R Ambedkar, the 20th century's most prominent untouchable converted to Buddhism along with nearly 400,000 of his followers. The Neo Buddhist movement of today be understood in the light of the background of the quest continues equally into other egalitarian faiths like Kabir Panth, Nanak Panth, etc. which made a great impact on the religious pursuit of the untouchables. The mass conversion ceremony at Nagpur was by all means a miracle, or a rebirth of Buddhism in India.

R.P.N. Swami

R P N Swamy did MA (Political Science) and M Ed. He is a front-rank social thinker and scholar having passions for High academic and social values of National Importance and strongly influenced by the Ideas of Gandhi and Ambedkar. He held the strong and revolutionary views on the current socio-political situation and resigned his teachership and took up the task of a social worker.