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In the Footsteps of Xuanzang (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts)

Tan Chung

In the Footsteps of Xuanzang (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts)

by Tan Chung

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Published by Gyan Publishing House,India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13131163M
    ISBN 108121206308
    ISBN 109788121206303

    Get this from a library! Chasing the monk's shadow: a journey in the footsteps of Xuanzang. [Mishi Saran].   Article: In the Footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan - This journey into the past also reaches the heart of 21st century China's New Silk Roads .

      In the footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan: Pepe Escobar via The Saker This journey into the past also reaches the heart of 21st century China’s New Silk Roads strategy (A)t the start of the Tang dynasty, in the early 7 th century, a young wandering monk embarked on a year long voyage from the imperial capital Chang’an (today’s Xian Author: The Saker.   Fourteen hundred years later, Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia, and the Buddhist sites and now-vanished kingdoms in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan that Xuanzang wrote about.

    Buy Chasing The Monk's Shadow: A Journey In The Footsteps Of Xuanzang by Mishi Saran (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. She is the author of the travel book-cum-memoir Chasing the Monk’s Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang(Penguin, ).To research the book, she spent a year tracing the footsteps .


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In the Footsteps of Xuanzang (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts) by Tan Chung Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the Footsteps of Xuanzang: Tan Yun-Shan And India [Tan Chung] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devoting himself to the background, in modern times, Tan Yun-Shan has stepped on the footsteps of these historical figures in extending and promoting the traditional cultural lies and friendship between the two great nations of China and India.

Fourteen hundred years later, Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia, and the Buddhist sites and now-vanished kingdoms in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan that Xuanzang wrote about/5(8). Xuanzang pronounced Shwezang in the Chinese was an incredible monk and mishi Saran the author does a decent job catching up with him as she travel through china and the Indian books style is a travel memoir with the travel being, following the footsteps of this monk he walked, she takes every possible vehicle imaginable.I would have liked a little more walking /5.

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF XUANZANG: TAN YUN-SHAN AND INDIA 3 Tagore and Confucian China - Sampson Shen On Theories of Nationalism for India and China - Prasenjit Dura Colonialism and the Discourse in India and China - Manoranjan Mohanty File Size: 2MB.

In the Footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan. History ended up converting Xuanzang into a legend and a National Hero in China although in the West he would never reach Marco Polo levels of popularity. Xuanzang had embarked on a quest that still resonates today.

He wanted to know whether all In the Footsteps of Xuanzang book or just an enlightened few, could attain Buddhahood. Xuanzang’s description of the lake, which I got from a Oriental Books reprint of the original London version of Si-yu-Ki; Buddhist records of the Western World, by Xuanzang, translated by S.

Beal, could have been written today. Except for the dragons and monsters, of course. Fourteen hundred years later, Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia, and the Buddhist sites and now-vanished kingdoms in India.

Pakistan and Afghanistan that Xuanzang wrote about. Traveling seamlessly back and forth in time between the seventh century and the twenty-first.

In the Footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan By Pepe Escobar At the start of the Tang dynasty, in the early 7 th century, a young wandering monk embarked on a year long voyage from the imperial capital Chang’an (today’s Xian) to India to collect Buddhist manuscripts. Prof. Tan Yun-shan can be described as the modern Xuanzang.

As Xuanzang spent a considerable part of his life learning Indian religion, specially Buddhism and visited and stayed in Indian Buddhist universities, similarly Prof. Tan has done his best to promote Chinese studies in India and spread Indian thoughts in China through various means. Two studies of Xuanzang are Arthur Waley’s The Real Tripitaka, pp.

11– (), a popular biography written in a lively and interesting style, and the more complete biography by René Grousset, Sur les traces du Bouddha (; In the Footsteps of the Buddha), which discusses the life of the Chinese pilgrim against the background of Tang history and Buddhist philosophy.

In the footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan This journey into the past also reaches the heart of 21st century China’s New Silk Roads strategy By Pepe Escobar, Lake Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan. From One Piece to Dragon Ball Z, the most famous names in anime can trace their roots to the journey of Xuanzang to India in the seventh century A.D.

Travelling in the footsteps of Fa-Hien, Xuanzang sought the truth about Buddhism and decided to find it in the land of its : Madras Courier. One of China's great heroes, Xuanzang is introduced here for the first time to Western readers in this richly illustrated Wriggins, who journeyed in Xuanzang's footsteps, brings to life a man who transcended common experience/5(6).

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Penguin Books. ISBN ; Gordon, Stewart. When Asia was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks who created the "Riches of the East" Da Capo Press, Perseus Books, ISBN 0 Vjeroispovijest: budizam.

Xuanzang’s description of the lake, which I got from a Oriental Books reprint of the original London version of Si-yu-Ki; Buddhist records of the Western World, by Xuanzang, translated. Chasing the Monk’s Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang. Penguin Books. ISBN ; Sun Shuyun (). Ten Thousand Miles without a Cloud (retracing Xuanzang's journeys).

Harper Perennial. ISBN ; Waley, Arthur (). The Real Tripitaka, and Other Pieces. London: G. Allen and Unwin. Wriggins, Sally Hovey. Buy Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim On The Silk Road 1 by Wriggins, Sally (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

“Chasing the Monk’s Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang” is a book written by Indian author Mishi Saran. In the book, Saran followed the tracks of Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang on the Silk Road, passing through ancient China’s oasis cities such as Turfan and Kucha, and Buddhist sites and now-vanished kingdoms in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Xuanzang’s description of the lake, which I got from a Oriental Books reprint of the original London version of Si-yu-Ki; Buddhist records of the Western World, by Xuanzang, translated by S. Beal, could have been written today. Except for the dragons and monsters, of course.Her first book, Chasing the Monk's Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang, was shortlisted for the Hutch-Crossword Award for Literary Non-Fiction, and longlisted for the Lettres Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage.

Her first novel, The Other Side of Light, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. Her short.Her travel book-cum-memoir Chasing the Monk’s Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang (Penguin, ) is available in hardback, paperback and e-book versions, as well as in a French translation.

The book was shortlisted for the Hutch-Crossword Award for Literary Non-Fiction, and long listed for the Lettres Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage.