The Skanda Purana (Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology #68) (Hardcover)

The Skanda Purana (Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology #68) By G. P. Bhatt (Editor) Cover Image
By G. P. Bhatt (Editor)
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This is book number 68 in the Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology series.

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The Chinese Buddhist Pilgrims visited India during the early centuries of the Christian era. The Buddhist literature of China contains the records of their travels, the authenticity of which vouchsafed by the facts related in them. the principal Chinese Buddhist Pilgrims who visited India and wrote the accounts of their travel were Shih Fahian Sung Yun and Hwei and I-tsing The records are very interesting as they refer to the geography, history, manners and religion of the people of the countries West of China, of India in particular, visited by the pilgrims. The Chinese Buddhist Pilgrims visited India during the early centuries of the Christian era. The Buddhist literature of China contains the records of their travels, the authenticity of which vouchsafed by the facts related in them. the principal Chinese Buddhist Pilgrims who visited India and wrote the accounts of their travel were Shih Fahian Sung Yun and Hwei and I-tsing The records are very interesting as they refer to the geography, history, manners and religion of the people of the countries West of China, of India in particular, visited by the pilgrims.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788120819870
ISBN-10: 812081987X
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Publication Date: July 30th, 2003
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology