“Age-old spiritual, historical and cultural bonds bind us”
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Our spiritual ties far surpass our diplomatic ties. As someone who has studied this aspect of Indo Mongolian relations very deeply, please let us have your views.
Mongolia and India are enjoying age old spiritual ties and common civilization which are much older than their diplomatic relations. Historically, Buddhism was introduced to Mongolia over two thousand years ago. Indian acharyas went to Mongolia to disseminate Buddha dharma in ancient times. Learned Gabju Zava Damdin (1867-1937) a famous scholar, recorded in his history book “Buddhism was introduced to Mongolia through the Silk Road at the time of Khunnu (Xiangnu) empire known as the first state of Mongols nearly 2200 years back”.
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