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  • Travels to India and China By: Whitney Vuong, Christine Le, Bogdan Ristic, Medina
  • India
  • Expansion
    • In the 13 th century, Muslim Turks had conquered a large part of India.
    • North and central India was politically united by the Turkish sultan, Muhammad, for the first time since the Gupta empire.
  • Muhammad
  • Religion
    • When the Muslim Turks invaded India, they introduced Islamic culture to the people
    • Many who were Buddhist in northern India had converted to Muslim.
    • Even in the south, where there was a Hinduism revival, was a small minority of people who became Muslim.
  • Freedom of Travel
    • Islam urged people to open their minds and horizons, and know about the wonders of God's creation.
    • Islam spreads westwards to Spain, eastward to the border of China and to the middle of India, south of Abyssinia and, northward to the countries of the Turks and Slavs.
    • the Islamic society was a place where long distance travel was common
  • China
  • Spread of Islam to China
    • As trade from India was mostly controlled by Muslims, the Islamic culture spread to China and other parts of Asia.
    • Muslim ships carried the sufis to China, which also played in important role in the spread of Islam.
    • Islamic Sufi
  • Muslim Mosque in China
  • Influence of Islam
    • Islamic religion had a big impact in Southeast Asia.
    • In China, Islam influenced technology, arts, sciences, architecture, military, and medicine.
    • Below is a Chinese Islamic scroll
  • Famous Chinese Muslim
    • Zheng He (Cheng Ho) - Most famous Chinese Muslim of all time. Performed Hajj ( Pilgrimage to Mecca)
    • His tomb