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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Buddhism in Pakistan
Dhr. Seven, Amber Larson (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly Wiki edit
Buddhism in Pakistan took root some 2,300 years ago under the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, who Nehru called “greater than any king or emperor.”
Buddhism has a long history in the present history of Pakistan -- over time being part of areas within Bactria, the Indo-Greek Kingdom, the Kushan Empire, Ancient India with the Maurya Empire of Ashoka, the Pala Empire, the Punjab region, and the Indus River Valley cultures -- areas now within the present day nation of Pakistan.