Dictionary Of Hindu Religion | Sketches
Early 7th century AD
Shashaank was a Hindu
Braahman King of Bangaal Province during early 7th century AD.
He was an inveterate
enemy of Buddhism.
He inflicted severe
atrocities on Bauddh. He
endeavored a number of
times to uproot Bodhi tree.
He demolished Bauddh
Vihaar of Buddha Gayaa and destroyed it to the ground. He uprooted and burnt
the Bodhi Vriksh (Bodhi tree) also where Buddha is said to have been
Created by Sushma Gupta on 3/15/06