Hsüan-tsang/Beal: Si-yu-ki

Hsüan-tsang/Samuel Beal (transl.): Si-yu-ki, Buddhist records of the Western world (London: Trübner 1884)

  • Digitized: Internet Archive
    > Vol. 1 (original from University of Toronto, digitizing sponsor: MSN)
    > Vol. 2 (original from University of Toronto, digitizing sponsor: MSN)
  • Bibliographic reference: BS 2661
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

Xuanzang 玄奘 (602/603? – 664 CE) was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar and traveler who  was a famous Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, who traveled widely in search of Buddhist books, including a seventeen year overland trip to India and back to China. His descriptio of his travels, the Great Tang Records on the Western Regions 大唐西域記 are a primary source for life in medieval Central Asia. The first translation into a European language was one into French by Stanislas Julien published in 1857.

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