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Buddhism in Afghanistan has a long history. Many monuments, such as the famous Buddhas of Bamiyan, testify to the Buddhist culture in Afghanistan. It was during Ashoka's reign that Buddhism was introduced to Afghanistan. Kanishka (120 to 160 CE) was a Buddhist who built many stupas.

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Buddhism in Asia

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