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In the sign of the golden wheel

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The miracle of the talking calf, rumors of black magic and lamas with 'supernormal' powers: Sangharakshita's third volume of memories is full of curious episodes that could only happen in India. In the Sign of the Golden Wheel recounts the unique experiences of an English Buddhist monk working in the mid-1950s to revive Buddhism in the land of its birth. From his hermitage in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sangharakshita travels across India to the movie world of Bombay and on to a moving and dramatic climax-addressing hundreds of thousands of ex-Untouchables in thirty mass meetings in just four days, to console and encourage them following the sudden death of their hero, the remarkable Dr Ambedkar, only weeks after their mass conversion to Buddhism. Brimming with life and color, this book is a notable addition to the world of travel literature as we follow the spiritual adventures of an unorthodox and extraordinary Englishman."Marvellously full of detail..."- Times Higher Educational Supplement

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Condition:
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Dimensions:
231x155x25
EAN-13:
9781899579143
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899579143
ISBN-13:
9781899579143
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications
Title:
In the sign of the golden wheel

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The miracle of the talking calf, rumors of black magic and lamas with 'supernormal' powers: Sangharakshita's third volume of memories is full of curious episodes that could only happen in India. In the Sign of the Golden Wheel recounts the unique experiences of an English Buddhist monk working in the mid-1950s to revive Buddhism in the land of its birth. From his hermitage in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sangharakshita travels across India to the movie world of Bombay and on to a moving and dramatic climax-addressing hundreds of thousands of ex-Untouchables in thirty mass meetings in just four days, to console and encourage them following the sudden death of their hero, the remarkable Dr Ambedkar, only weeks after their mass conversion to Buddhism. Brimming with life and color, this book is a notable addition to the world of travel literature as we follow the spiritual adventures of an unorthodox and extraordinary Englishman."Marvellously full of detail..."- Times Higher Educational Supplement

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
231x155x25
EAN-13:
9781899579143
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899579143
ISBN-13:
9781899579143
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications
Title:
In the sign of the golden wheel

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