Dust on the Throne: The Search for Buddhism in Modern India

01 December 2023

Douglas Ober

Drawing on archival material and reflecting on the role of a host of anti-caste activists, labourers, translators, historians and Buddhist monastics in bringing about a resurgence of Buddhism and shaping its modern form, the author puts forward an extensive history that challenges the notion that Buddhism had largely disappeared before the British revived it.

Navayana, Rs 699, 392 pages

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