Friday, January 25, 2013

A fragile Buddhist treasure

A fragile Buddhist treasure : Past Horizons Archaeology:
The oldest surviving Buddhist texts, preserved on long rolls of birch-tree bark, are written in Gandhari, an early regional Indic language that is long extinct. The scrolls originate from the region known in ancient times as Gandhara, which lies in what is now Northwestern Pakistan.

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city said...

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