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Xuanzang’s Journey to the West

Lecture no. 4 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

Xuanzang’s Journey to the West

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Alarmed at inconsistencies in the Buddhist texts available to him, Xuanzang embarked on an illegal holy pilgrimage to acquire authoritative teachings. See how, in the process of the monk’s travels, he brought Buddhist traditions to the Confucian Chinese, achieved celebrity status, and became the central character in the greatest classical Chinese novel.

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December 20, 2016
Excellent, captivating histories told with a beautiful narrative style. Definitely worth a watch!

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