84000 Glossary of Terms

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ས་འཛིན། | Glossary of Terms

    ས་འཛིན།

    sa ’dzin

    Gandhāra

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Publications: 4
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Gāndhāra
  • ས་འཛིན།
  • sa ’dzin
  • Gāndhāra

A country.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Gandhāra
  • ས་འཛིན།
  • sa ’dzin
  • Gandhāra

An ancient kingdom once located in northwestern India in what is now Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. It lasted from around the sixth century ʙᴄᴇ to the eleventh century ᴄᴇ and attained its height in the first to fifth centuries under the Buddhist Kushan kings.

Translation by Ana Cristina Lopes
  • Gandhāra
  • གན་དྷ་ར།
  • gan dha ra
  • Gandhāra

Name of a region in present-day eastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Gāndhāra
  • བ་ལང་འཛིན།
  • ba lang ’dzin
  • Gāndhāra