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Xuanzang and the Silk Route

By: Lokesh Chandra and Radha Banerjee (eds)

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. In Association with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031411

ISBN: 8121511860

Condition: New


China as we know is a great civilization and Xuanzang's (who is popularly known as Hsüan-tsang) visit to India was a great event. The noted Chinese traveler and Buddhist pilgrim, Xuanzang, reached India in AD 630, having undertaken an arduous journey across Central Asia. A Chinese emperor called him "the jewel of the empire." Nearly fourteen years of his life (from AD 630 to AD 644) were spent visiting Buddhist temples and monasteries, cities, and places of interest in the Indian subcontinent. He was a keen observer of men and affairs. Apart from being a devout monk, he has left behin... View more info