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Battling the Buddha of Love A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never BuiltTural values between small agriculturalists in rural India and transnational Buddhists hailing from Portland to Pretoria She asks how could a transnational Buddhist organization committed to compassionate practice blithely create so much suffering for impoverished rural IndiansFalcone depicts the cultural logics at work on both sides of the controversy and through her examination of these logics she reveals the divergent competing visions of Kushinagar's potential future

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Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built » Battling the Buddha of Love is a work of advocacy anthropology that explores the controversial plans and practices of the Maitreya Project a transnational Buddhist organization as it sought to build the world's tallest statue as a multi million dollar gift to India Hoping to forcibly acuire 750 acres of occupied land for the statue park in the Kushinagar area of Uttar Pradesh the Buddhist statue planners ran into obstacle after obstacle including a full scale grassroots reader è A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built ´ Join or create book clubs

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Join or create book clubs ´ Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built doc Resistance movement of Indian farmers working to Save the LandFalcone sheds light on the aspirations values and practices of both the Buddhists who worked to construct the statue as well as the Indian farmer activists who tirelessly protested against the Maitreya Project Because the majority of the supporters of the Maitreya Project statue are converts to Tibetan Buddhism individuals Falcone terms non heritage practitioners she focuses on the spectacular collision of cul