It’s impossible to encounter Jesus and not be changed.
Don’t Go Back the Way You Came
The journey the magi took to visit Jesus was long and risky. Because of their knowledge, Herod sent them to find Jesus and report back so he could “worship him”. Of course, his real motivation was jealousy.
For the magi, however, their encounter with Jesus changed them. So much so that they went back to their home country via a different path.