4418Re: Kamboja - Where is it?
- Mar 2, 2004Dear Jim, Robert and friends,
this is interesting. In fact, Cambodia does sound close to Kamboja.
Kampuchea, an old name for Cambodia, sounds even closer.
Although it is not impossible for ancient Indians to come into
contact with other people, it is amazing how well the understanding
of the world was during Buddha's time, as it covers a good portion of
--- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, "Jim Anderson" wrote:
On another webpage it said that Cambodia is named after the ancient
Kamboja country. Kandahar in Afghanistan makes me think that this
name might be a linguistic variant of Gandhaara.
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