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Pankaj Mishra (Journalist)

"Indian journalist Pankaj Mishra pursued the history and meaning of the Buddha -- not as a religious figure, but as a critical social thinker. In an intellectual and personal adventure, he pondered the Buddha's ideas in Kashmir and Afghanistan, Europe and post 9/11 America -- and found a new way to critique and live in the modern world." - NPR website

  • "The Buddha in the World," an interview by Krista Tippett with Mr. Pankaj Mishra.
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Pankaj Mishra is an Indian journalist and author of several books, including An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World, and Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond.