New Clues May Change Buddha’s Date of Birth
By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
At a temple in Nepal that contains a pillar documenting a homage at the Buddha’s birthplace, researchers determined that lower structures were erected as early as the sixth century B.C.
Published: November 26, 2013 at 5:00AM
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