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Timeline of Buddhist History

From the 6th Century B.C.E. ( - 120) to the 20th Century (2444-2544).

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The Buddhist History of Muktinath /Chumig Gyatsa

Information about the Hindu and Buddhist ancient pilgrimage site, Muktinath, on the Annapurna trekking route in Nepal, includes pictures, news and related links.

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History of Buddhism

Overview of the history of Buddhism and the formation of the principal schools of Buddhism.

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Buddhist Councils

History of the Buddhist councils, which have been periodically convened since the Buddha's death, primarily for the purpose of ensuring the accuracy of the record of the Buddha's teachings.

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Buddhist and Islam

The historical interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic cultures before the Mongol Empire.

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Buddhism on the Silk Road

The civilizations which flourished along the Silk Road in the first millennium CE were open to cultural and religious influences from both East and West. Many religions, including Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism, gained new followers. But it was Buddhism, travelling the trade routes of the Silk Road, which became the common factor uniting the different peoples of the Silk Road.

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