It is of course much wiser for Kavad to first consolidate his empire, as I already mentioned, and leave potential expansion to a successor.Given the state Iran proper was left in by the Hephthalite invasion, doing so would give the term "victory disease" a whole new meaning.
buddhism was and is syncretic. So Iran adopting buddhism whilst keeping their own religion is possible.Will Chandragupta try to expand Buddhism in Iran? I mean having a loyal and politically none motivated religion is a good thing in the long run. It will also allow Iran to curtail Christianity in long term.
They're still pretty similar in terms of doctrine and such, but Alexandria will not accept being forced into a subordinate position so easily. And this rift will inevitably increase their differences as the decades go by.How aligned is the Ethiopian church with the Christians in Egypt in terms of dogma? Would there be any nasty, arcane, doctrinal disputes?
What little remains of Buddhist presence in Iran is concentrated in the east (modern Afghanistan), but they're being replaced by the Manicheans very rapidly. There are some missionaries in Ctesiphon, but the local faiths are too heavily entrenched to be replaced without significant support from the imperial court, support that will never come since the Shah and his nobles have bigger fish to fry than adding an entirely new religion to the melting pot that is their empire.Will Chandragupta try to expand Buddhism in Iran? I mean having a loyal and politically none motivated religion is a good thing in the long run. It will also allow Iran to curtail Christianity in long term.