A Buddhist love story

  • 1998-08-20
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
Neither Soviet torture nor vast distances nor religious divisions dimmed the glow of this love story, as Rokas M. Tracevskis reports.The Akademine Knyga book shop on Universiteto Street in Vilnius recently started selling a book called "Letters About Buddhist Ethics." It was written by Bidya Dandaron, the father of neobuddhist philosophy in the former Soviet Union, and was issued in Russian in St. Petersburg in 1997. Dandaron was the first person to spread the ideas of Buddhism in Russia and the Baltic countries during Soviet times. He paid a heavy price for it.The book consists of Dandaron...
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