Uraiyur

URAIYUR

Buddhism was popular in the region in modern-day Tamil Nadu around the 3rd century BCE during the rule of Asoka. One such location is Uraiyur which is near Tiruchirapalli. The city was the capital of the early Cholas, who were one of the three main kingdoms of the ancient Tamil country. Uraiyur was an active Buddhist center during the advent of Buddhism in south.

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