Just for information.
“Now Buddhism becomes a religion of violence”
http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-6230-0 … dID=194765
Buddha was a prince of peace; not the Buddhists always.
I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim
'The Buddhist Jathika Hela Urumaya (National Heritage Party) first introduced its draft Bill on Prohibition of Forcible Conversion to Parliament in July 2004 as an attempt to halt conversions from Buddhism to Christianity. The bill called for prison sentences of up to five years and/or a stiff fine for anyone found guilty of converting others "by force or by allurement or by any fraudulent means."'
Forcible conversions are not a part of Christianity.
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