Posted on: 23 November 2015

Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Logic as preserved in China and Japan
By Sadajiro Sugiura
Published for the University of Philadelphia, Boston - 1900

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The name China is of Indian origin. The first book that mentions China as a country/nation state, well before any Chinese book for that matter, is the Indian/Hindu epic the Mahabharata, meaning, among other things, the Great Bharat. In ancient India, China was also known Mahachina or Great China.

"India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border," said former Chinese ambassador to the US, Mr Hu Shih.

The child in ignorance may kick the mother's womb, but it would always remain the child. :)

For further information on the etymology:

Early map of Xansi

Hindu Gods and Goddesses in Japan by Saroj Kumar Chaudhuri

Sanskrit name Cina for China could have been derived from the small state of that name in Shan-si in the northwest of China, which flourished in the fourth century B.C. Scholars have pointed out that the Chinese word for Lion, Shinh, used long before the Chin dynasty

can you give me please a link for PDF of divyavdana and mahabodhivansha