155 Dalits convert to Buddhism

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Dalits convert

Palanpur: As many as 155 Dalits converted to Buddhism at a function here on the 60th death anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Divas’ even as Banaskantha District Collector said the administration had not given permission for the conversion programme. Dalits, mostly from Banaskantha and a few from Kutch district, converted to […]

Why Buddhism, be Vaishnavas: Pejawar seer to Dalits on Conversion

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
vishwesha teertha

Udupi: Pejawar Mutt seer Vishwesha Tirtha Swami told Dalits here on Tuesday, May 24, that by becoming Buddhists, their problems would not be solved, nor any benefit would be added to their lives. The Buddhist population is meager when Dalits are left out. If they change their religion, they may not improve upon what they […]