The mystery of Gilgit manuscripts:

The Gilgit manuscripts are the only corpus of Buddhist manuscripts discovered in the subcontinent Masud Ahmad Khan   Buddhism, with roots in Hinduism, spread rapidly under Mauryas especially during the time of Asoka. Missionaries were sent to Kashmir under Madhyantika, who resided in Kashmir for 20 years and preached Buddhism. During the time of Asoka, […]

Silk Road: A Glance at Archaic Globalization

Abstract Globalization generally refers to the increased interdependence of the world’s economies signified by the circulation of information, money, people and goods across national boundaries. It has of late given rise to the domination of world’s market by a selected number of transnational corporations. However, since time immemorial, different countries were related to one another […]

The Silk Road to Globalisation

For millennia imperial China was regarded by its denizens and as the centre of the world, and the emperor as the nexus between the Earthly and the Divine. Without the Chinese emperor performing rites there would be loss of balance in the universe. When the European colonial powers sent delegations to the Chinese court what […]