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Why did Buddhism declined and then almost extinguished in India? [duplicate]

I am currently exploring why Buddhism declined in my country India. Most of internet sites tell me that it was because of islamic invasion, but then hinduism survived it. In my opinion, it is easy to ...
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How to focus on one thing like a monk?

Question : How to focus on one thing like a monk ( ideal one )? Is there a well defined meaning of word " focus " in buddhism? I want to learn the technique through which I can focus on one thing at ...
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Where can I find sources for historical data on Buddhist populations in various regions around the world?

I need some sources regarding the changes in the size of Buddhist populations since the death of Gautama Buddha, e.g. the number of Buddhists in what is modern day India from 410 BC until now, or just ...
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Should Buddhists in India celebrate diwali (New moon of November)?

On the occasion of diwali I've to ask, should Indian Buddhists celebrate diwali? Because recently I've read dark history behind diwali: Tthat Tathagata Gautama Buddha had entrusted the team with the ...