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The Historic and Holy Site of Gunung Jerai and Bujang Valley

Jan 9, 2020
The Historic and Holy Site of Gunung Jerai and Bujang Valley

  Introduction The state of Kedah located on the Northwestern tip of the Malaysian Peninsula is considered by historians to be one of the most ancient Buddhist sites in Southeast Asia, even predating sites in Thailand and Cambodia. Archaeological research is gradually revealing a very large cluster of sites in the area between the...

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The Lost City of Kota Gelanggi – In Malaysia

May 3, 2019
The Lost City of Kota Gelanggi – In Malaysia

(By Tsem Rinpoche) The lost city of Kota Gelanggi is an ancient archaeological site located in the deep, dense tropical jungle of Johor state, Malaysia. It is speculated to be the first capital of the ancient Empire of Srivijaya and is one of the oldest Kingdoms in South East Asia’s Malay Peninsula. It is...

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