South Asia Portal

South Asia

South Asia includes countries such as India, Tibet, Nepal, but also includes the Himalayas Mountain and parts of the Kashmir. Lots of folklore originated from inland tribes and countries, and many religions are practiced here. The biggest country is India, recognizing 22 official languages. Sri Lanka (or Ceylon) has by far the richest history of all the islands in Southern Asia.

According to the United Nations geographical region classification, Southern Asia comprises the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Overview of all South Asia books:

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This is the English translation of the travel records of Xuanzang (or, Hiuen Tsiang): a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled to India during t...
224,928 words | author: Samuel Beal |
This volume of Chola Temples covers Parantaka I to Rajaraja I in the timeframe A.D. 907-985. The Cholas of Southern India left a remarka...
105,501 words | author: S. R. Balasubrahmanyam |
This volume of Chola Temples covers Kulottunga I to Rajendra III in the timeframe A.D. 1070-1280. The Cholas of Southern India left a re...
143,852 words | author: S. R. Balasubrahmanyam |
This volume of Chola Temples covers Rajaraja I to Kulottunga I in the timeframe A.D. 985-1070. The Cholas of Southern India left a remar...
141,178 words | author: S. R. Balasubrahmanyam |
This book recounts the History of the Andhra Pradesh Country from 1000 to 1500 A.D. including many dynasties (for example. the Reddis of Kor...
138,355 words | author: Yashoda Devi |
This is the English translation of the travel records of Fa-Hian (or, Faxian): a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled by foot from China to In...
20,385 words | author: Samuel Beal |
Collection of stories from the time of ancient Ceylon (now: Sri Lanka) drawn from various sources and traditions (locally, buddhism, hinduis...
406,533 words | author: Henry Parker |