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Published on Jul 24, 2014
Published on Jul 25, 2014
Anthony “Amp” Elmore began to study Buddhism while a student in Hamilton High School in Memphis in 1971. Dr. Martin Luther King was killed in Memphis in 1968. The Dr. King aide and SNCC coordinator Rev. James Bevel started an organization in Memphis called “M.A.N.” an acronym meaning “Making a Nation.” Elmore a college student quit college to join the “Black Movement.” In 1974 Elmore joined a Buddhist organization called NSA or Nichiren Shoshu of America. The Buddhist movement helped Elmore to move back into “Mainstream America.”
In this Buddhist lecture Elmore moves back in the 1970's when he studied Buddhism outside of the prospective of Japanese Teachers. Elmore notes that Shakyamuni Buddhist teachings was in Africa 1100 years before it was introduced to Japan. More important Elmore noticed that the Japanese teach a Brahmin style of Buddhism that extricates Black history from Buddhism.
In this lecture Elmore gives a "True Historical Account" of Buddhism that explains Buddhism vs. Brahmanism. Elmore gives the historical account that explains that Judaism, Christianity, Islam as it is taught today are Brahmin accounts of the religions. Elmore gives documentary evidence of Buddhism teaching reaching the Africa and the Middle East and he explains how Brahmins teaching took over the religions.
This lecture is a one hour lecture and may be difficult to see at one time for you convenience we have segmented this lecture into four segments