Engaged Buddhism in 1920s Japan

The Young East mission for social reform, global Buddhism and world peace

Authored by: Judith Snodgrass

Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia

Print publication date:  September  2014
Online publication date:  September  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415635035
eBook ISBN: 9781315758534
Adobe ISBN: 9781317636465


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Certainly the chief participants at the conference held at Zōjōji present a quite different picture from that depicted on ancient scrolls of the great Buddhist teachers of the past spending their lives in solitary meditation and quiet, introspective contemplation.

Japan Advertiser, 5 November 1925 (Young East 1(6): 201)

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