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Mon, Aug 06, 2018
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Bodhisattva

History Today

The compassionate Buddhist deity who walks among us. A bodhisattva is a Buddhist deity who has attained the highest level of enlightenment, but who delays their entry into Paradise in order to help the earthbound. The bodhisattva, known in Sanskrit as Avalokiteśvara, takes both male and female form and is associated with the qualities of mercy and compassion; its Chinese incarnation, [...]
Wed, Aug 01, 2018
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On the Spot: Lucy Inglis

History Today

‘People don't learn from others' mistakes. We have a need to make our own.' Why are you a social historian?I'm interested in people, from morphine-addicted veterans of the American Civil War to 18th-century London artisans.What's the most important lesson history has taught you?That people don't learn from others' mistakes. We have a need to make our own.Which [...]
Mon, Jul 30, 2018
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