By Thomas Watters; ed., after his death by T. W. Rhys Davids and S. W. Bushell.

This ebook represents an immense historic artifact on Asian historical past and tradition. Its contents come from the legions of educational literature and examine at the topic produced during the last numerous hundred years. lined inside is a dialogue drawn from many parts of analysis and learn at the topic

Show description

Read Online or Download On Yuan Chwang's Travels in India 629-645 A. D., Vol. I PDF

Similar buddhism books

Read e-book online The Misleading Mind: How We Create Our Own Problems and How PDF

Buddhism asserts that we every one have the aptitude to unfastened ourselves from the criminal of our difficulties. As practiced for greater than twenty-six hundred years, the method includes operating with, instead of opposed to, our melancholy, nervousness, and compulsions. We do that through spotting the recurring methods our minds understand and react — the best way they lie to.

Buddhism in the Modern World: Adaptations of an Ancient by Steven Heine, Charles S. Prebish PDF

The historical past of Buddhism has been characterised through an ongoing pressure among makes an attempt to maintain conventional beliefs and modes of perform and the necessity to adapt to altering cultural stipulations. Many advancements in Buddhist background, comparable to the infusion of esoteric rituals, the increase of devotionalism and lay routine, and the assimilation of warrior practices, mirror the impression of common social adjustments on conventional non secular buildings.

Download e-book for iPad: Early History of the Spread of Buddhism and the Buddhist by Nalinaksha Dutt

This paintings analyses the forces that helped within the propagation of Buddhism in India, and delineates the missionary actions of Buddha intimately. There are scholarly biographies of the good instructor touching by the way on issues hooked up together with his missionary actions. Such sketches, information which were laboriously accumulated from the Buddhist scriptures and organized in this sort of means as a way to allow one to work out the main points approximately Buddha's occupation of their logical and chronological relatives so far as attainable, definitely have a cost within the eyes of students drawn to the historical past of the unfold of Buddhism.

Additional info for On Yuan Chwang's Travels in India 629-645 A. D., Vol. I

Sample text

In the Life we have a detailed account of the un­ pleasant and adventurous journey from the Chinese capital to the chief city of Kao-ch(ang. This city, we know, was in the district which is bow called Turfan and it is said to be represented by the modem Hm-chow ( 火 州 )otherwise Karakhojo. At the time of our pilgrim’s visit Kaoch‘ang was a thriving kingdom, and its king, though a vassal of China, was a powerful despot feared by the surrounding states. This king, whose name was Kiirwin* tai (趙 文 泰 )or as it is also given, Kiirka (嘉 ),had received Yuan-chuang on his arrival with great ceremony and kindness,had tried entreaty and flattery and even force to retain him, and had at last sent the pilgrim on his way with great honour, giying him presents and provisions and also letters of introduction to othjer sorereigns.

Here the word po in the first form does not seem to have any appropriate meaning, and the second form which means “to stop” or “anchor” is also unsatisfactory. From a paraphrase of the passage, how­ ever, we learn the meaning of the phrase, the words of the paraphrase being uthe sun and moon revolve along its waist” (日 月 週 薄 於 其 朦 )• The word po in this sense of “waisting” a hill is still used in the colloquial of some parts of China, but there does not seem to be any certain character to represent it in writing.

S 3 Sammitiya 4 „ Ka^yapiya „ „ , tras Dharm&guprsptras, Yinaya昏 3 &arY&8ti &din 3 ^ s s o p & A s m c e Yin-lun (Tre&tiss of Inference) sh§n lon (Eiymologieal treatises) J2 O9S0. 333333333^5 W0BX8 TBAK8LATKD BT^ 3 S ^s 657 CHAPTER n . THE INTRODUCTION. A t the beginning of Chiian I of the Records we have a long passage which, following Julien, we may call the Intro­ duction. In a note Julien tells us that “suivant les editeurs du Pien44ien, cette Introduction a et6 compose pax Tschangchoue (i.

Download PDF sample

On Yuan Chwang's Travels in India 629-645 A. D., Vol. I by Thomas Watters; ed., after his death by T. W. Rhys Davids and S. W. Bushell.


by Michael
4.4

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 47 votes