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The history of Buddhism spans the 6th century B.C.E to the present, starting with the birth of Buddha in Lumbini. This makes it one of the oldest religious practices today. The religion evolved as it spread from the North-Eastern region of the Indian Sub-continent through Central, East and Southeast Asia. A significant contribution of India to the world of religions is Buddhism through in the land of its origin it has virtually disappeared.

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Dr. P. Raja. (2019). A Note on Buddhism in Tamil Nadu. History Research Journal, 5(6), 147-157. Retrieved from