East Asian Buddhist Pilgrims in South Asia and the Significance of Xuanzang

Pilgrimage is an important practice in many religions, and Buddhism is no exception. Indeed, it is a significant factor in this religion’s phenomenal spread throughout the world. Xuanzang, who lived in the seventh century, was only one of many such Chinese travelers to India in search of “sacred traces” of the Buddha, but his written account of an amazing journey helped to ensure his long-lived fame. His record provides many details of Buddhist practices as well as the appearance of Buddhist s

Sat, September 15, 2007 | WCH 4.118

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

AISD teachers register at AISD’s E-campus Contact Joe Ramirez, Social Studies - Interim Supervisor for more information on this process. Registration for teachers from other districts or more information on the workshop, parking instructions, and a map Contact Rachel Meyer, Outreach Coordinator, South Asia Institute

Sponsored by: South Asia Institute and Austin Independent School District

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