150 BCE – Nagasena was a Buddhist sage who lived about the 1st century before Christ.
He was the founder of Mahayana Buddhism.
Learned the Tripitaka under the Greek Buddhist monk Dhammarakkhita near Pataliputta.
43 BCE – According to legends this was the time when Nagasena created the "Emerald Buddah".
His teachers Rohaa, Assagutta of Vattaniya and another teacher named Âyupâla from Sankheyya near Sâgala.
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