Sumeru News — Ambedkar

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

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The Ambedkar Mission in Toronto was founded by Darshan Chaudhary in 1979 to celebrate the life and continue the work of  a great modern Indian Buddhist bodhisattva, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. The mission is still going strong. In 1991, the Mission published a small book for free distribution, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Ambedkar’s birth, entitled One Hundred Years for Freedom with the help of Sumeru Press founder, Karma Yönten Gyatso. Here is a digital version of that book.  

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Dalit suicides and Dr. Ambedkar

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According to The Globe & Mail, India’s lowest classes continue to be oppressed by caste prejudice, in spite of their obvious educational accomplishments: Dr. Ambedkar, one of India’s modern democratic founders and a staunch supporter of Dalit rights, was also its modern Buddhist voice. It would appear that India needs him now more than ever.... Read more »

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