By Sunita Dwivedi
Retracing the trails cast by means of nice Buddhist clergymen over the centuries, she negotiated sizzling deserts, lush meadows, dry steppe lands, snow-capped mountains and gushing river valleys to chronicle the lifestyles and instances of the various Budh viharas within which those statues have been instated. Drawing upon her wide sojourns, Sunita recreates during this quantity the bygone eras within which those shrines have been as soon as nice centres of studying and devotion. And, juxtaposing previous grandeur with the dereliction of the current, Sunita brings again to shiny existence the holy course of dharma those viharas as soon as espoused.
Embellished by means of compelling pictures that the writer herself took, Buddha in primary Asia is as a lot a rousing narration of an event because it is a chronicle of a permanent look for spirituality. This ebook will curiosity either scholars of heritage and people drawn to the evolution of Buddhism.
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A TRAVELOGUE by Sunita Dwivedi