Magic and Mystery in Tibet

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According to Bu-ton, the date of Sron Tsan Gampo's birth was 617 a.d. (which agrees with that given by the Mongol historian, Sasnang Setzen), and he built the palace Pho-dah-Marpo on the Lhasa hill when aged nineteen, and the Lhasa Temple when aged twenty-three. Buddha's death 477-370" Alexander the Great invaded India ... ... ... 325-327 Candragupta, king of Magadha ... ... ... ... 315 Asoka, emperor of India, adopts Buddhism ... ... 263-259 Buddhism introduced to Ceylon ... ... ... ... 241 Menander (Milinda) of Sagala 150 Scriptures (pitaka) tirst reduced to writing in Ceylon ... 82 A.

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Publisher: Martino Fine Books (May 4, 2014)

ISBN: 1614276293

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