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Heliodorus Greek Ambassador followed Vaishnavism in 113 BCE
Heliodorus Greek Ambassador was sent to India by Bactria King Antialcidas Nikephoros, who ruled during 2nd century BCE. The famous Heliodorus pillar is a stone column that was erected around 113 BCE in central India in Vidisha near modern …

Ancient Gandhara Kingdom (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Ancient Gandhara Kingdom was located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhāra was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern day Peshawar), meaning “city …

Ancient Indian Universities
Apart from the famous Takshasila and Nalanda Universities, there were many more such places where vedic sciences and research were done by students from various neighbouring countries. Education has always been given great prominence in Indian society since the times …