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The Unknown Hsuan-tsang

By: D. Devahuti (ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023455

ISBN: 0195683498

Condition: New


This book fills up a significant gap about the information available on the life of the illustrious Buddhist scholar, Hsuan-tsang, who visited India in the seventh century AD. While his experiences and observations from these travels are well documented and easily accessible to the English-speaking world, there is a silence on the years that followed his return to China in AD 645. Works that translated Chinese and Uigur texts on the life of Hsuan-tsang into German and French were in print as early as the 1850s, but have not been available to a wider audience. This book brings together a select... View more info