Sanskrit stone inscription (1500 years old) found in Central China

S.Kalyanaraman kalyan99 at NETSCAPE.NET
Thu May 20 09:36:41 UTC 1999

The following news report may be of interest:

Sanskrit stone inscription found in central China
BEIJING: Chinese archaeologists have found a 1,500-year-old stone inscription
carved in Sanskrit and Chinese near the city of Yueyang in China's Hunan
province. The 1.7 metre by one metre inscription is located on a cliff at
Junshan mountain near the city, Chinese news agency Xinhua
quoted Wo Baihui, head of the International Indian Philosophy Institute, as
saying. There are two Sanskrit words and two Chinese characters carved in the
stone, Wo said. The Sanskrit words indicate good luck and the Chinese
characters refer to deity and the universe.

Dr. S. Kalyanaraman

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