Early Buddhist Transmission and Trade Networks

Subtitle: 
Mobility and Exchange Within and Beyond the Northwestern Borderlands of South Asia
Author: 
Jason Emmanuel Neelis
Publisher: 
Brill
Publish Place: 
Leiden
Publish Year: 
2011
This book examines catalysts for Buddhist formation in ancient South Asia and expansion throughout and beyond the northwestern Indian subcontinent to Central Asia by investigating symbiotic relationships between networks of religious mobility and trade.