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The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Sarath Amunugama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the most prominent public figures in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon). This book goes into a detailed exploration of ... More


The Bride Stripped Bare

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Hinton’s writing on higher dimensions influenced artists as well as writers. Chapter 19 looks at how higher-dimensional geometry influenced the development of the visual arts in the twentieth ... More


Buddhists Awake!

Sarath Amunugama

in The Lion’s Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

This chapter provides a synopsis of Dharmapala’s early career. He perceived his mission to be the restoration of Buddhism in its place of birth, India, and the refashioning of its practice in Sri ... More


‘Peacocks in the Rain’: Early Phase of the Buddhist Revival

Sarath Amunugama

in The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

This chapter relates the first involvement of the American theosophists with the Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka and subsequent developments. The theosophists, having become aware of the Buddhist ... More


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