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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


T.K. Nakagaki to speak about the Buddhist Swastika at Kinokuniya Tokyo March 16th

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 04, 2019

Everything you've always wanted to know about the Swastika, but we're too afraid to ask. A book talk by Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki will be held at Kinokuniya in Tokyo March 16th, at 3pm.  Read More


Rescuing a Symbol of Peace, an interview with T.K. Nakagaki with The State of Belief

Michael Palmer - Monday, February 11, 2019

The State Of Belief with Dr. Welton Gaddy sat down with Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki, author of The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross about the misappropriation of the swastika by the Nazis, overturning its long history as a symbol of peace in Asian religions. Can its original meaning ever be reclaimed?
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Lion's Roar on T.K. Nakagaki's 'The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross'

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 14, 2019

Thanks to Lion's Roar for profiling Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki's mission to educate the west on the Buddhist swastika, an ancient symbol of peace with his new book The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate.  Read More


Nichi Bei Weekly reviews 'The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross'

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 07, 2019

We are proud to share that Nichi Bei Weekly, one of the leading voices for Japanese American news and culture has reviewed Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki's The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross  Read More


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


Author T.K. Nakagaki to speak at Kinokuniya New York on 'The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross'

Michael Palmer - Monday, October 22, 2018

For those in New York, Kinokuniya will be hosting an author talk and book signing with author of The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate, Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki.  Read More


Announcing: The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 20, 2018

A remarkable cross-cultural history that rescues the swastika, an ancient Buddhist symbol, from its deployment by the forces of hate. Read More


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