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India and Nepal in not-very-enlightened spat over Buddha’s childhood home

Buddhist history is an ever-more-serious business. China and India, two giants maneuvering for control in South Asia, have identified Buddhism as an instrument of soft power. Nepal, increasingly aligned with Beijing, jealously guards its claim to the Buddha’s birth and early life. India and Nepal in not-very-enlightened spat over Buddha’s childhood home
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The New York Times
Published at : June 2, 2016
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