While popular in most of Asia, Buddhism had lost its dominance in what is now modern-day India which is where Buddha spent much of his life. Buddhism had slowly declined over the centuries until a major breaking point in the 12th century. Unlike most falls or rises in a major religion, there wasn’t a singleContinue reading “Fun Fact: End of Buddhism in India”
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