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Best of Buddhist Sculptures in India
Best of Buddhist Sculptures in India

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Buddhist sculptures of India can best be explained as marvelous illustrations of sacred sculpture and architecture. Buddhist sculpture developed in India at a period of about 255 BC most especially because of the hard work of the great Mauryan Emperor Asoka. He was so impressed by the Buddhist ideologies that he adopted Buddhism as the state religion. A number of notable sculptures of Buddhism were carved out on this land all because of his initiative. The newly evolved religion was all the more popularized with the help of these sculptures. Therefore the history of Indian sculpture saw evolution of an entirely different idiom.

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