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January 30, 2020

How Buddhism spread written language around the world

By ensuring that the Buddha’s teachings were transmitted across millennia, the religion helped develop and spread printing techniques around the world – as a new exhibition reveals. By Cameron Laux   15 January 2020  BBC NEWS […]
November 28, 2019

British Library’s “Buddhism” exhibition explores Buddhist printing centuries before Gutenberg

BY LAURIA GALBRAITH| NOVEMBER 1, 2019 The British Library showcases masterworks of Buddhist printing in a new exhibition that explores the life of the Buddha and Buddhism’s spread across Asia. Two Buddhist sacred books, c 18-19th century. […]
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