Dalit and Neo-Buddhist Movements in India (3 Vols)

By: R P N Swami
Pub. Date: 2010
Print ISBN-13: 9788175332751
Subject: Sociology
Price: USD 125.00 USD 93.75

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 untouchable. The mass conversion ceremony at Nagpur was by all means a miracle, or a rebirth of Buddhism in India.