Centre of Buddhist Studies

Mr Kulamitra David Zukas

Key information

Email address
Thesis title
Revealing the Religious Landscape at Bhaja, Bedsa and Karle, Buddhist Rock-cut Monasteries


  • 1977- 2020: Member of the Western Buddhist Order/Triratna Buddhist Order.
  • 1980-2015: Founding Trustee of Aid For India/Karuna Trust.
  • 1981-86: Chairman of the London Buddhist Centre.
  • 1990-4: BA Religious Studies and History (SOAS).
  • 1993-2002: Chairman of the North London Buddhist Centre.
  • 2012-15: MA History of Art and Archaeology (SOAS).
  • 2015-20:President of the North London Buddhist Centre.
  • 2016-20: PhD Student in the History of Art and Archaeology Dept. (SOAS).

Research interests

  • Archaeology of Buddhism
  • Buddhist Art and Architecture
  • Rock-cut Buddhist monasteries
  • Buddhist monastic rock-shelters
  • Buddhist stūpa worship
  • Early Buddhism in South Asia

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