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F o u n d in g M e e t in g Invitations for this larger, public meeting were printed and sent to all interested. T hat sent to Dr. E. J. Mills has survived. It is sent from 14 Bury Street, described as "headquarters,” and is dated 20/11/07. m. Prof. T. W. ” Rhys Davids was 32 A BUDDHIST STUDENTS* MANUAL at this time living at Manchester University with his wife, but came to London to preside at this and other meetings, taking such part in the affairs of the Society as was possible for one living so far away.

Perkins of Portsmouth, who later became a Pound­ ing Member of the Lodge. A . C. M a r c h . A S h r in e R oom Under the date September 9th, I wrote in my diary that "a Mr. A. C. " A. C. March was of the type without which few societies can for long exist. His tireless enthusiasm was shared by many, but his immense capacity for wearisome yet necessary work was quite unique. W ithout his aid our Magazine might be yet unfounded ; but for his untiring zeal and infinite patience the Buddhist West would still be without a Buddhist Glossary, and the far larger and more complicated publication, our unique Buddhist Lodge Bibliography, which took him five years to compile.

Daily. THE DEVELOPMENT OF BUDDHISM IN ENGLAND 57 Books and incense are provided, and flowers may be offered and left upon the altar. If the room is cold, please light the fire. Visitors are asked to sign their names below on the occasion of each visit. As two Members of the Lodge have guaranteed the rent and upkeep of the room, a Collecting Box has been provided for the use of those who would like to contribute something towards the £55 per annum that this involves. The two principal Buddhist organizations in London are the Buddhist League and the above-mentioned Lodge.

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