Author: Bhalchandra MungekarAakash Singh Rathore/Foreword/Introductio: S Jaipal ReddyPublisher: BookwellYear: 2007Language: EnglishPages: 218ISBN/UPC (if available): 8189640305
This book presents a collection of papers delivered at the First International Buddhist Conference held in Mumbai along with an essay especially written for this volume. The papers concentrate both on challenges and issues of the contemporary world addressed by Buddhism, as well the capacity of Buddhism to squarely counter these challenges through an Ambedkarian perspective. The themes of the book include Buddhism Now and Buddhist Perspectives on Global Issues, and also Ambedkarian Buddhism and Post-Ambedkar Buddhism in India. The contributors to the book range form leading academics to senior administrators as well as activists.
AcknowledgementsForeword By S.Jaipal ReddyIntroduction PART ONE: Buddhism Now: Issues and ChallengesBuddhism and World Peace: A Turning Point forHumanityChristopher QueenBuddhism in the 21st Century: Three ChallengesThom WolfDr. Ambedkar’s interpretation of Buddhism and Its Contemporary RelevanceBhalchadra MungekarPART TWO: Ambedkarian BuddhismDr. Ambedkar’s Predecessors on the Path TowardsNavayanaBraj Ranjan ManiThe Ambedkarian Conversion in Contemporary ContextRamesk KambleWhat Can Budddha Teach a Marxit?Aakash Singh RathoreDr. Ambedkar’s Approach to DhammaM.L.KasarePART THREE: Global Issues: Buddhist PerspectivesGlobliization and Dalits: Lessons from the BuddhaAnand TeltumbdeBuddhism as PacifismG.N. KambleBuddhism and Human DevelopmentAnand S. KrishnaPART FOUR: Post-Ambedkar Buddhism in IndiaImpact of Buiddhis Conversion: A Case Study of The Ex-Maharas in MaharashtraD. S. Janbadhu & Gautam GawaliBuddhist Education in India Nishikant WagmareRekindling Buddhist Cultural Identity in IndiaSham TagadeHolistic Health: The Buddhist PerspectiveR.R. ShindeContributors