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Rev. T.K. Nakagaki to speak on the Buddhist Swastika this Saturday in NYC

Michael Palmer - Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hate crime is on the rise, and the swastika regularly appears as a weapon of rightwing hatemongers and white nationalists. But in Asia, billions of people view the swastika very differently, as a symbol of peace. Can its original meaning be restored? Read More


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