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Don't you mean mid 9th century, 845 to be precise? And even if the Buddhists were more autonomous before, by and large, didn't the state have the upper hand already, with no faith/school of thought truly dominant?

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by DoDo on Wed Sep 5th, 2012 at 09:23:01 AM EST
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