The Lotus and the Lion Buddhism and the British Empire

The Lotus and the Lion Buddhism and the British Empire


This analyzes responses to and buildings of Buddhism by way of well known novelists and poets, early students of faith, inventors of recent religions, social theorists and philosophers, and a number of social and spiritual commentators. studying the paintings of figures starting from Rudyard Kipling and D.H. Lawrence to H.P. Blavatsky, Thomas Henry Huxley, and F. Max Muller.

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