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Buddhism in Iran: An Anthropological Approach to Traces and by M. Vaziri

By M. Vaziri

Exploring the interactions of the Buddhist international with the dominant cultures of Iran in pre- and post-Islamic occasions, Vaziri demonstrates that the strains and cross-influences of Buddhism have introduced the cloth and religious tradition of Iran to its current country even after the time period used to be eliminated from the literary and renowned language of the region.

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