[INDOLOGY] Origin of Mah?c?na

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 04:17:46 UTC 2016

I'm an outsider in this discussion, so pardon any naive remarks.  I was
under the impression, though, from something I read somewhere (that
statement wouldn't get past Wikipedia) that Cīna in Tantrika texts,
especially the *Mahācīnācāratantra*, referred to what we today call the
Assam-Burma region.  Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Northern Burma
that sort of area.


Professor Dominik Wujastyk* <http://ualberta.Academia.edu/DominikWujastyk>
Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity
Department of History and Classics <http://historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/>
University of Alberta, Canada

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