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In Britain, the earliest Buddhist influences came from the Theravada traditions of Burma, Thailand .

In Britain, the earliest Buddhist influences came from the Theravada traditions of Burma, Thailand, and Sri Lanka. Interest in them among Brits was primarily scholarly to begin with, and a tradition of study grew up that eventually resulted in the foundation of the Pali Text Society, which undertook the huge task of translating the Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhist texts into English. Retrieved 2017-06-10.

How many Buddhists are there in Britain? According to the 2001 census there are 151,816 Buddhists in Britain. The census form made no provision for such people to be counted. One of those, Allan Bennett, went to Sri Lanka in 1898 and returned as Ananda Metteyya, the first Englishman to be ordained as a Buddhist monk (Bhikkhu) of the Theravada tradition.

Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the doctrines of the Buddha, a teacher who lived in northern .

Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the doctrines of the Buddha, a teacher who lived in northern India between the mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE. Buddhism has played a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and, beginning in the 20th century, it spread to the West.

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He persuaded Camden to write a book on British antiquities which would give European scholars an enhanced sense . The book’s thesis is contained in its title

He persuaded Camden to write a book on British antiquities which would give European scholars an enhanced sense of his nation’s importance within the ancient and early medieval worlds. 33 The result was published, in Latin, in 1586, under the title of Britannia. The book’s thesis is contained in its title

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ISBN13: 978-0091381615

ISBN: 0091381614

Author: Ian P Oliver

Category: History

Subcategory: Europe

Language: English

Publisher: Rider (1979)

Pages: 224 pages

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