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The great Tang dynasty record of the western regions

  title={The great Tang dynasty record of the western regions},
  author={玄奘 and 辯機 and Jung-hsi Li},
Presents an account of the travels in Central Asia and India of the seventh-century Chinese scholar-monk, Xuanzang. 

The Platform sutra of the Sixth patriarch

This record of the life and teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Chan (Zen) Patriarch, is an eleventh-century compilation with ancillary materials.

The Huns, Rome and the Birth of Europe

1. Introduction 2. Rome's inner Asian enemies before the Huns 3. The Huns in Central Asia 4. The Huns in Europe 5. The end of the Hunnic Empire in the West 6. The later Huns and the birth of Europe

How the Brahmins Won: From Alexander to the Guptas

This is the first study to systematically confront the question how Brahmanism, which was geographically limited and under threat during the final centuries BCE, transformed itself and spread all

The impact of Zheng He's expeditions on Indian Ocean interactions

This article examines the consequences of the Ming maritime expeditions led by Admiral Zheng He (1371–1433) in the early fifteenth century on Indian Ocean diplomacy, trade, and cross-cultural

Early Buddhist Transmission and Trade Networks: Mobility and Exchange Within and Beyond the Northwestern Borderlands of South Asia

This book examines catalysts for Buddhist formation in ancient South Asia and expansion throughout and beyond the northwestern Indian subcontinent to Central Asia by investigating symbiotic

Buddhism in the Shadow of Brahmanism

This book deals with the confrontation of Buddhism and Brahmanism in India. Both depended on support from the royal court, but Buddhism had less to offer in return than Brahmanism. Buddhism developed

In Search of Longevity and Good Karma: Chinese Diplomatic Missions to Middle India in the Seventh Century

China's diplomatic relations with ancient Indian kingdoms has attracted limited a te tion. Notable anthologies o China's rela tions with her neighbors make little or no mention of premodern

7. In the Footprints of the Buddha: Ceylon and the Quest for the Origin of Buddhism in Early Modern Japan – A Minor Episode in the History of the Japanese Imagination of India

  • F. Rambelli
  • History
    Buddhism and the Dynamics of Transculturality
  • 2019
Throughout the premodern era, many Japanese created representations of India and of India’s relations to Japan. References to India (often referred to with its Buddhist name, Tenjiku) can be found in

Aśvaghoṣa Between Gandhara and Kucha: The Śāriputraprakaraṇa and Its Narrative Expression in a Forgotten Slab from Mount Karamar

  • R. Schulz
  • Art
    Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
  • 2022
The article suggests identifying two scenes on a Gandhara slab from Karamar with plays written by Aśvaghoṣa. One, preserved in the Berlin Turfan collection, is among the oldest known Indian theatre

China–India Studies: Emergence, Development, and State of the Field

  • Tansen Sen
  • Environmental Science
    The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 2021
This essay traces the development of China–India studies from the mid-nineteenth century to the present in order to take stock of the field, which has witnessed a surge in publication over the past



A biography of the Tripiṭaka master of the great Ci'en monastery of the great Tang dynasty

This biography of the eminent seventh-century scholar-monk Xuanzang records his travels to India and subsequent achievements on his return to China.

The Real Tripitaka and Other Pieces

First published in 1952. The Real Tripitaka gives an account of the seventh century pilgrim's adventures, spiritual and material, both in India and after his return to China. In addition the book

The summary of the Great Vehicle

This work attempts to systematize Buddhist thought into a unified whole from the standpoint of the YogDcDra school.

The storehouse of sundry valuables

This fifth-century compilation contains 121 Buddhist parables from the time of EDkyamuni to King Kaniska.

The awakening of faith

This text is a short treatise, but its importance is out of all proportion to its length, since it provides a comprehensive summary of the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism. It discusses the question

The Essentials of the Vinaya Tradition (1995) Jp

  • Tendai hokke shūgi shū (天台法華宗義集)
  • 1995

The Candle of the Latter Dharma (1994) Jp. Jūshichijō kenpō

  • 1994