This paper was published in English ("The Sabao MV. Centenaire de l'École française d'Extrême-Orient, sous la direction de Jean-Pierre Drège . On the sabao, a more detailed communication was read at the international conference "The Silk Road of Sanzo-Hoshi, Xuanzhuang" ("Sanzô hôshi Genjô no Shirukurôdo" ^M&U • ^y)^n- K), at Nara, December 5-7, 1997.Unanimity was never attained, and the Buddhist community divided into increasingly more numerous sects.That Buddhism did not remain a minor sect despite these internal dissensions may be due largely to the patronage extended to the religion by the famous Indian emperor Aśoka, who acceded to the throne in about 268 b.c.A customer, Marjan Arbabi, said she personally did not like the statues.
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It did not take a long time by the Iranian Buddhist converts to build a magnificent temple in Balkh and many of these temples flourished until the thirteenth century A. One can even see the name of a Parthian prince called An Shi Kao among these missionaries who is said to have been a learned prince and skilled in many branches of science and industry.
This Parthian prince was very keen to learn the language and religious books of other nations and after the death of his father, depressed with the life of mortals in a passing world, bestowed the crown to his uncle and sought seclusion and mental contemplation. he arrived in Luing, the capital of China, and preached the Buddhism religion until 170 A. During this time he wrote a book on Buddhism principles and translated the sacred Buddhism books into Chinese language.
as the result of the teaching of the historical Buddha Śākyamuni, who died about 483 b.c.
During the years after his death his followers were active in establishing the canonical scriptures and the religious rules for daily life among Buddhist communities.