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Submitted by Thiagan (India), Dec 16, 2008 at 06:09

Wars have been fought by the other religionists mostly for land; but Islam is the only religion that has consistently fought wars and killed for religious reasons. It has never shied away from killing civilians in the process. Afganistan was a great country with many universities, learning centres and many great libraries. Islam came and destroyed the entire civilisation and the country is a big chaos today. Read what a historian says:

"" There can be no doubt that the fall of Buddhism in India was due to the invasions of Mussalmans. Islam came out as the enemy of the But. The word But as everyone knows is an Arabic word and means an idol. Not manu people, however, know that the derivation of the word But is the Arabic corruption Buddha. Thus the origin of the word indicates that in the Moslem mind idol worship had come to be identified with the Religion of Buddha. To the moslems they were one and the same thing...............

The Musalman invaders sacked the Buddhist Universities of Nalanda, Vikramshila, Jagaddala, Odanthapuri to name only a few. They raised to the ground the Buddhist monasteries with which the country was studded. The monks fled away in thousands to Nepal, Tibet and other places outside India. A very large number were killed outright by the moslem commanders. How the Buddhist priesthood perished by the sword of the muslim has been recorded by the Moslem historians themselves. Summarising the evidence relating to the slaughter of the Buddhist Monks perpetrated by the Musalman General in the course of his invasion in Bihar in 1197 Ad, Mr.Vincent Smith says " ………..Great quantities of plunder were obtained and the slaughter of "shaven headed Brahmins" , that is to say the Buddhist monks was so thoroughly completed that when the victor sought for someone capable of explaining the contents of the books in the libraries of the monasteries , not a living man could be found who was able to read them". It was discovered, we are told, that the whole of that fortress and city was a college and in the Hindi tongue they call a college Bihar."

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