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B.R. Ambedkar: The Buddha and his Dhamma

Aakash Singh Rathore and Ajay Verma


This book presents a scholarly edition of one of the greatest works on Buddhist writings, Ambedkar's The Buddha and His Dhamma. It was published posthumously without citations, bibliographies and other scholarly apparatus. This present edition is scrupulously annotated, with inclusions of references to the Buddhist scripture and other texts which have served as references for Ambedkar. It also includes explanations of those scriptures, comments on Ambedkar's interpretations, and modifications of his sources. The volume deals with Ambedkar's interpretation of the concepts of Buddhism and the po ... More

Keywords: Buddhist writings, Ambedkar, Buddhist scripture, Buddhism, Gautama, Dhamma, liberation, Dalits

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198068679
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068679.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aakash Singh Rathore, editor
Luiss University of Rome

Ajay Verma, editor
Department of Philosophy University of Delhi

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