Buddhist Warfare

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Author: Mark Juergensmeyer, Visit Amazon's Mark Juergensmeyer Pagesearch resultsLearn about Author CentralMark Juergensmeyer
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by yorwba   2018-02-15
Almost all religions have prohibitions against killing; almost all adherents ignore religious rules whenever they would require acting against their immediate self-interest.

Buddhists are no exception. Sad as it may be, such atrocities are not unprecedented and have accompanied Buddhism throughout its history; just as they have accompanied any other faith.

If you are interested, the book "Buddhist Warfare" collects a few interesting essays on the topic: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0195394844