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The reason for the institution of a joint guardianship of the relic by the Buddhists
and the non-Buddhist Government was the disorder and ill-feeling which had
arisen in the past and during the course of its unfortunate history. According to ...
... overlooking the Lake and talk to him about Buddhism. It has to be admitted that
he was the only real Buddhist whom I met in Ceylon, the only one who
understood, believed, and practised the "higher" doctrines of this strange religion.
We ran as hard as we could to the town and on the way he told me that the
Buddhists and Moslems, armed with sticks and stones and with the posts which
they pulled out of the fences, were fighting one another in front of the mosque.
When I ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review