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Japanese Buddhist T.K. Nakagaki sets out to educate West on swastika of good fortune

Michael Palmer - Monday, December 17, 2018

The Kyodo News profiles Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki's mission to educate the west on the origins of the Buddhist Swastika. His new book The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross gracefully explains this ancient symbols origins and how it was misappropriated by the forces of evil. Read More


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