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Buddhism in Indonesia has a long history. The Buddhist pilgrim I-tsing visited Srivijaya in Sumatra on his voyage to India. Other Buddhist monks that visited Indonesia were Dharmapala, a professor of Nalanda, and the South Indian Buddhist Vajrabodhi. Many ancient Buddhist ruins and stupas are still left in Indonesia. Buddhism also flourished in Java and Bali.

Two important Buddhist Javanese texts are the Sang hyang Kamahaanikan and the Kamahayanan Mantranaya.

Under Suharto, Buddhism was one of the five official religions of Indonesia, according to the state ideology of Pancasila.

Nowadays, Buddhism is mainly followed by the Chinese and other indegenious groups of in Indonesia.


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