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The revival of Buddhism in India

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Buddha’s teachings left India around the 10th century CE, after a 15 centuries development. In the beginning of the 20th century, a first revival occured, thanks to Anagarika Dhammapala, Ayothi Dasa, U Chandramani and others, but without any further important development. The arrival of the Tibetan diaspora, with monks and lamas from the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism triggered a new implantation on Indian soil, which was nevertheless limited to Tibetan circles and to Western audience looking for, since the end of the sixties, an inspiration from traditional sources of Buddhadharma.

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