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Bhante’s Kidnap in India 1996

First, the main participants in this episode: Bhanté (Sam Dech Preah Bhanté Vira Bellong Dharmawara Mahathera). (Bhanté had established a Buddhist Vihara when he initially took up residence in Lucknow, India ~1947 and there met B K Nehru (Uncle to Jawaharlal Nehru and manager of the family tea plantation) who frequently said Bhanté cured him of...
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Introduction: Dr. Carl Franzblau

life and timesThe common term Renaissance man is used to describe a person who is well educated or who excels in a wide variety of subjects or fields. The notion in Renaissance Italy expressed by one of its most accomplished representatives, Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472): that...
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