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Buddhism and Violence: Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia
It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a peaceful religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western standards of peaceful behavior. This stereotype which may well be termed positive ...more
ebook, 276 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 2012)
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