Buddhism Betrayed?: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka

  title={Buddhism Betrayed?: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka},
  author={Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah},
  • S. Tambiah
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Political Science
This volume seeks to answer the question of how the Buddhist monks in today's Sri Lanka--given Buddhism's traditionally nonviolent philosophy--are able to participate in the fierce political violence of the Sinhalese against the Tamils. 
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