Maps of Ancient Buddhist Asia

Some Maps illustrating the Growth of the Buddha Sāsana

 

Map showing the Beginnings of Buddhism

 

Map showing First Three Buddhist Councils

 

Map showing the Asokan Missions

 

Map showing the Fourth Buddhist Councils

 

Map showing the Emergence of the Mahayana

 

Map showing how Buddhism reached S.E. Asia

 

Map showing Silk Roads and how Buddhism reached China

 

Map showing how Buddhism reached Vietnam

 

Map showing how Buddhism reached Korea

 

Map showing how Buddhism reached Japan

 

Map showing Bodhidharma's Route to China

 

Map showing extent of Buddhist Influence in the Middle Ages