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'Earliest' Buddhist Shrine Discovered

Archeologists have found what they’re calling the “earliest” Buddhist shrine yet discovered. The shrine, which they say dates back to the sixth century B.C., also pushes the date of the Buddha’s birth back 300 years, as it was widely thought he was born in the third century B.C. Working at the Maya Devi Temple at Lumbini, Nepal, a UNESCO World Heritage site and long considered the birthplace of Buddha, a team of archeologists uncovered the timber shrine under a series of brick...

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