Religion: Prophet's Honor

The people of India celebrate national holidays on the birthdays of Jesus Christ, Mohammed, Mahatma Gandhi, Guru Nanak (a Sikh religious leader) and the Hindu gods Rama and Krishna. Last week the Indian government added a new birthday to the list. The addition: Gautama Buddha, founder of the great religion which has successfully invaded China, Japan, Siam, Burma, Ceylon, but has fallen off in his native India.

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