By Sunita Dwivedi
Retracing the trails cast by way of nice Buddhist priests over the centuries, she negotiated hot deserts, lush meadows, dry steppe lands, snow-capped mountains and gushing river valleys to chronicle the existence and occasions of the numerous Budh viharas within which those statues have been instated. Drawing upon her large 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 brilliant existence the holy direction of dharma those viharas as soon as espoused.
Embellished by means of compelling pictures that the writer herself took, Buddha in valuable Asia is as a lot a rousing narration of an experience because it is a chronicle of a permanent look for spirituality. This booklet will curiosity either scholars of historical past and people attracted to the evolution of Buddhism.
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