On Yuan Chwangs Travels in India 629-645 AD

Author: Thomas Watters [1840—1901]
No of Pages: 428
Year of Publication: 1918
File Size: 10 MB
Permission: Creative Commons Licence
Blurb: Yuan Chwang was concerned about the incomplete nature of the Buddhist texts reaching China. At age 27 he began his journey to India. He departed India with numerous Sanskrit texts on a caravan of twenty packhorses. On his return the Emperor encouraged him to write a travelogue.
Notes: Short biography of the author.