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Hinduism and Buddhism: Modern Period
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Buddhism flourished in India for more than 15 hundred years. It gradually disappeared from the areas that today are defined by the modern nation of India, with its final disappearance probably from around the 12th century CE. During these more than 15 hundred years, Buddhist and Hindu traditions infl…

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Jacobsen, Knut A., “Hinduism and Buddhism: Modern Period”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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