5.14 By the help of a hundred scholars

The History of India Podcast show

Summary: (www.historyofindiapodcast.com) Emperor Dharmapala constructed an education system across his empire, so great it surpassed all that had come before. It shaped eastern India for nearly half a millennium. This week, we go inside the system for ourselves. We follow the great Buddhist teacher Atisha in his long and uncommon adventure through the places that Dharmapala built, and we find out what it was like to work and live there. Included in this episode: