Buddhist pilgrimage in India

Although relatively few modern Indians are Buddhists, Buddhism was born in India, and the subcontinent remains a major focus of Buddhist pilgrimage and devotion.
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William J. Hamblin is Professor of History at Brigham Young University,
 specializing in the ancient and medieval Near East. His first novel The Book of Malchus, (co-
authored with Neil Newell) was published in 2010.