Buddhism in Bangladesh

Johanna Buß jbuss at IX.URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE
Wed Nov 1 11:11:15 EST 2000

Dear Mr. Ghose,

some references:

H. Bechert: "Buddhism and Buddhist Culture in Bangla Desh.", In: The
Buddhist, Vol. XLIV, No. 3( Aug-Dec. 1973, pp.1-9. 

H. Bechert: "Contemporary Buddhism in Bengal and Tripura." In:
Educational Miscellany (Tripura), Vol. IV, Nos 3 & 4, 1968, pp. 1-25.

H. Bechert, A. Das Gupta, G. Roth: "Hindu Elements in the Religion of
the Buddhist Baruas and Chakmas in Bengal." In: Buddhism in Ceylon and
Religious Syncretism in Buddhist Countries, ed. H. Bechert Göttingen
1978, pp. 214-216.

H. Bechert: "Zur Geschichte des Theravada-Buddhismus in Ostbengalen."
In: Beiträge zur Indienforschung, Berlin 1977 (Veröffentlichungen des
Museums für Indische Kunst Berlin, Bd. 14), pp.45-66.

Anjana R. Das: "Der Theravada-Buddhismus als Minderheitenreligion in
Bangladesh." In: Studien zur Indologie und Buddhismuskunde. Vol.22
(Festschrift Bechert), Bonn 1993, pp.64-76.

with best regards
Johanna Buss, Heidelberg

Lynken Ghose schrieb:
> Hello Listmembers:
> Does anyone have any idea where I can locate articles/books on the Buddhist
> groups in the area near Chittagong etc. in present day Bangladesh? I heard
> that H. Bechert wrote some articles on this but I have not yet been able to
> locate them. Does anyone have any idea of the journal and/or book in which
> H. Bechert's or other articles on this subject are located?
> Thanks,
> Lynken Ghose
> Iowa State University
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