Buddhist Stupa Zurmala
Kushan Empire - an ancient state in Central Asia, the highest culminating in the reign of Kanishka I. His reign raised the level of the economy and culture in the country at a very high level. This was not forgotten and religion, because it is at the initiative of Kanishka landmark fourth Buddhist Council was held. It largely determined the further development of this religious movement. It was at this council the great Indian philosopher Nagarjuna approved bases late Mahayana Buddhism, thus making the religion more accessible to ordinary people. Existed before the teachings of Gautama, Buddhism made available only to philosophers and ascetics. In the Mahayana blessing it applies not only to them but also to ordinary people, adhering to secular laws and the doers of good deeds. These changes have allowed Buddhism to become one of the major religions of the whole of Asia. Due to greater demand, a lot of churches that are open to the common people and merchants.