This may be one of the oldest Buddhist temples ever discovered | Live Science

The temple was discovered by Italian and Pakistani archaeologists on land near the center of Bakirot acquired by the region’s provincial government. (Image credit: ISMEO/Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

It was built within a few hundred years of the death of the founder of Buddhism, Siddhārtha Gautama. An ancient temple dating from the early centuries of Buddhism has been unearthed in the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan — part of the ancient Gandhara region that was conquered by Alexander the Great and gave rise to a mixing of Buddhist belief and Greek art… Read more about this article in the link below…

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.