Buddhist Sites in Surkhandarya

by Nathan Hamm on 10/4/2004 · 1 comment

Ferghana.ru (is on a roll today…) reports on the wealth of Buddhist sites in Surkhandarya. Under the rule of the Kushan Empire, Termez was an important Buddhist center. There are apparently a number of Buddhist shrines awaiting discovery.

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Nathan Hamm October 28, 2004 at 7:07 pm


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