Nepal, a small and distant country, has made significant contributions to the history of China. Buddhist doctrine was spread in China by active participation of Nepali scholars. Religious arts and architecture of China was significantly influenced since the time of Kublai Khan by a dynamic and prolific Nepali architect. Currently, the multidimensional relation between the close neighbours is growing rapidly.
Niranjan Bhattarai, an eminent Sinologist of Nepal, explains in vivid detail the 2000 year-old relationship and explains their current significance from insight gained from decades as an active observer of major events in contemporary China. Nepal and China is an essential book to anyone seeking an understanding of the grand journey that has been the relationship between Nepal and China.