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The Association of Jewish Libraries reviews 'The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross'

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 11, 2019

"Buddhist priest and scholar Rev. Dr. T. K. Nakagaki delineates the history of the Swastika as both a positive symbol of peace and through the Nazi usage that has come to represent evil and darkness." Read More

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