It is a study on the continuity of the revival legacy of Ambedkar and the Dalai Lama XIV. Modernisation of Buddhism as a religion and philosophy is the precondition for the Historical inquiry has been made in the present study to understand the prerequisites for the revival of Buddhism. Modernisation has been identified as the first and foremost prerequisite for the purpose. The present work is based on
interdisciplinary approach for identifying the content and nature of the modernization process occurred in Buddhism. The study rightly identified the features of post modernism in the understanding of Ambedkar and Dalai Lama about Buddhism. Post modern roots are the result of modernizing the tradition. The tradition of Buddhism have been modernized by Ambedkar and Dalai Lama XIV which in turn resulted in producing synthesis called post-modern understanding of Buddhism, i.e., Dalit Buddhism or Adi Buddhism. The study touched the fringes of post-modern understanding of Buddhism, however, left it for further research. The present study mainly deals with the contribution of Ambedkar and Dalai Lama XIV to modernise the Buddhist tradition.
The author is Ambedkarite to the core and founder of the 'Dalit Bauddha Sangham' with the aim of propagating Buddhism among Dalits. He attended national and international seminars on Buddhism. He has been engaged in writing articles on social and religious issues in historical perspective. He has a published work to his credit entitled "Revival of Buddhism in Modern India: The Role of B.R. Ambedkar and Dalai Lama XIV". He was associated with the Dalit movements like National campaign for Dalit Human Rights and Dalit literary activities like Dalit History Congress, Delhi.
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Language & Literature (443)
Sacred Sites (102)
Tantric Buddhism (87)
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