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Voltaire and the Buddha

Wednesday 8 March 2017 at 16:22

Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire's early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha's teachings from the trappings of religion, the French Enlightenment thinker prefigured an approach now familiar in the West.

Source: http://publicdomainreview.org/2017/03/08/voltaire-and-the-buddha/