Reference question (Was: Filliozat)

O. Freiberger Oliver.Freiberger at
Thu May 2 06:59:14 UTC 1996

Y.R. Rani (Yvette C. Rosser?) wrote:

>There were also Buddhist missionaries who visited Greece, Egypt and other
>countries in the Mediterranean area.  One such visit is documented as late
>as 20 BCE in Athens.  In this account an ambassador from India was
>accompanied by a Buddhist philosopher who immolated himself (to prove some
>point of impermanence?). 

Could you please give the textual source for this information? This very early
date of a recorded visit is new to me.


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