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As English spread over the subcontinent, India lost forever its rich Persianate literary heritage

7 December 2019

9:00 AM

7 December 2019

9:00 AM

In the seventh century, the Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang made an epic journey through the Gobi desert and over the Himalayas to the holy places of Buddhism in India. On the way, he noted to what extent the world he passed through was dominated by Indic ideas, languages and religions.

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