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New Evidence Of Buddha’s Birthplace Connects Science And Religion
2013-11-25 11:38:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A big win for both religion and science was announced today when archaeologists unveiled that they have discovered evidence linking the birthplace of the Buddha to the sixth century BC. Researchers excavating an existing temple at Lumbini, Nepal discovered the remains of a previously unknown sixth century BC structure they claim is evidence of the world’s earliest Buddhist shrine in that country. Before this study, the earliest...

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