Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre
Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre
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Can Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng’s legacy in India be a bridge in tense times?

  • Xu Fancheng spent decades in India – studying, teaching and translating reams of Hindu scripture, poetry and other texts into Mandarin
  • A new study centre in his former home base of Puducherry aims to keep his memory alive, and encourage greater Sino-Indian cultural exchange

Topic |   India
Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre
Chinese scholar Xu Fancheng pictured sat at a desk in his house in Pondicherry. Photo: Handout / Xu Fancheng Culture Study Centre
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