South East Asia 200 BCE

Indian traders are bringing Hinduism, Buddhism and other elements of Indian civilization to South East Asia.

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What is happening in South East Asia in 200BCE

Contacts with India

The coasts of Burma and the Malayan peninsula are by this date already being visited by sailors and traders from the Indian sub-continent, and by Hindu and Buddhist missionaries. These religions, together with the cultural package that they bring with them, including literacy (in Sanskrit), and Indian styles of art and architecture, are beginning to make headway in the region. Small kingdoms have probably already begun to appear along these coastlines, outposts of Indian civilization.

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