Encountering Hungarian and British Dharma

I’ve just been reading this fascinating book, Encountering the Dharma: Daisaku Ikeda, Soka Gakkai, and the Globalization of Buddhist Humanism by a non-Buddhist, Richard Seager, who gives a really good, well-balanced investigation into Buddhism, the Soka Gakkai (SGI) and it’s meteoric rise in popularity under the inspirational personas of Makiguchi, Toda and Ikeda. Well you’d… Continue reading Encountering Hungarian and British Dharma

Foreign War Cemetaries in Britain? Not a Chance!

I’m absolutely certain that the “British Character” would be not so magnanimous if our country had been over-run and fought over by say…Iran fighting Iraq, for example. What Do I mean? Today on BBC News, there is a report about a previous British War “Campaign” (I hate that word): Iraq presents a lesson from history… Continue reading Foreign War Cemetaries in Britain? Not a Chance!