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The sudden death of the Persian Emperor in 522 BCE is one of history’s great mysteries. Was his demise self-inflicted, accidental, an assassination, or due to natural causes?

The author contends that during this incident Siddhartha Gautama may have been the leader of Babylon's Magi, an interfaith order that assumed governance of the region. The situation explode
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Paperback, 528 pages
Published May 6th 2014 by SelectBooks
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The author’s meticulously researched drawn on scientific facts has resulted in this 528 page biography that includes a glossary with information related to key terms, Doctrines, Sacred and Historical Figures relevant to Buddhism. This book by no means is a quick read, however it captures your attention, and you are immediately invested in the quest for the truth, just as Siddhartha Gautama thousands of years ago. This book is written for everyone who's on a s
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American author of the visionary sci-fi fantasy novel "The Waker: Portal of Perfect Light" and "The Buddha from Babylon" a non-fiction double winner of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards for Eastern Religions and History (general- nonfiction). Harvey Kraft is a spiritual archeologist adept at interpreting meanings embedded in ancient mythic language. After a life of study he has developed a unique and ...more