Xuanzang : a Buddhist pilgrim on the Silk Road (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Xuanzang : a Buddhist pilgrim on the Silk Road

Xuanzang : a Buddhist pilgrim on the Silk Road

Author: Sally Hovey Wriggins; Frederick W Mote
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford Westview 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This saga of the seventh-century Chinese monk Xuanzang, who completed an epic 16-year journey to discover the heart of Buddhism at its source in India, is a story of human struggle and triumph. Eight  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Hovey Wriggins; Frederick W Mote
ISBN: 0813334071 9780813334073
OCLC Number: 833253277
Description: 292 Seiten Illustrationen (some color), Karten
Contents: The Pilgrim and the Emperor; The Oases of the Northern Silk Road; The Crossroads of Asia; The Land of India; Philosophers and Pirates in Northern India; The Buddhist Holy Land; Nalanda Monastery and Environs; Philosophers, Rock-Cut Caves and a Fortune-Teller; The Journey Home to China; Back in China; Afterword: The Legacy of Xuanzang
Responsibility: Sally Hovey Wriggins


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