Hsuan Tsang - Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia.
We present Nalanda in two parts. 1 is the memorial and 2 is Nalanda University. The memorial is about a 5 minutes drive from Nalanda monastery gate. Enroute is a big lake where you can go boating although boat condition did not seem good. Memorial is to commemorate Hieun Tsang''s visit to Bharat. He was here from 630 to 644 A.D.
Hsuan-Tsang was a world-famous Chinese Budhdist Monk, traveler and scholar whose recorded accounts of India during his sixteen years long visit to the country is still considered as the greatest account of 7th century Indian history by any foreign traveler. His travel in India also included Kamrupa (then Assam) and his detailed and auhtentic writings about the region gave the first base to the.
Hiuen-Tsiang (a.k.a. Huen Tsang, 603-664 A.D.) was one of the outstanding Chinese scholars who visited India in search of knowledge. He was born at Ch'in Liu in the province of Hunan. At a young age of thirteen years he was ordained as a Buddhist priest, in the Tsing-tu temple.
About the book: Hiuen Tsang, a 'Chinese pilgrim who came to India in A.D.629, was the most distinguished Buddhist Scholar of his times. He stayed in India for 16 long years, traveling extensively and holding discussion with Buddhist scholars all over the country. A keen intellect, an enquiring mind, profound scholarship and, above all, a deep attachment to India, were the hallmarks of his.
Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall, Nalanda Overview. Built as a dedication to the Chinese scholar Hiuen Tsang, this memorial is a distinct reminder of the architectural style of the Nalanda University. One will find multiple writings of Tsang preserved here.
Essay: Legacy Of Kashmir,. Digital Rare Book: Seven Years in Tibet By Heinrich Harrer Translate. Continue Reading.. According to Hiuen Tsang, the Chinese traveller, the adjacent territories to the west and south down to the plains were also under the direct control of the king of Kashmir.
Hiuen Tsang was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveller, and translator who described the interactionbetween China and India.He was born in Henan province around 602, from childhood he took to reading religious books, including the Chinese classics and the writings of ancient sages.