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Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism
Product Number: EB00727163
Released: Mar 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781623173333
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Description

The captivating life story of a renowned Siamese Buddhist activist, critic, and indomitable defender of the disenfranchised Matteo Pistono's deft prose weaves together the story of Sulak Sivaraksa's years of social-justice work and his tireless campaigns to effect change. As a seminal figure in the world of socially engaged spirituality, Sulak has given us a blueprint for peaceful, nonviolent activism in the twenty-first century. Sulak is the founder of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and dozens of other organizations promoting civil justice and human rights. More than forty vintage and historical black-and-white photos illustrate both his life and a turbulent period in Thailand's history.

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Original Publish Date: Mar 05, 2019

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