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West’s first Buddhist mission was in London

March 22, 2015

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By William Hollingsworth, The Japan Times, 18 March 2015 LONDON – Buddhists in Japan — aided by an Irishman — established the religion’s first Western mission in London, according to research by a team of academics in Ireland and Japan. The recent discovery overturns the long-held assumption that the first Buddhist mission in the West […]