Reviving an Ancient University in India

August 4, 2010

Authorities in India, backed by scholars worldwide, are moving to revive Nalanda, an ancient university that was destroyed more than 800 years ago, The Financial Times reported. The university was once a center of Buddhist learning, attracting thousands of students from all over Asia. The plan for a new Nalanda would extend beyond Buddhist thought to a range of disciplines.

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