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Soon monks throughout India heard that the Chinese master was making his way
through all the major monasteries in the country and the sacred sites. So when
they learned that he was coming to Nalanda, two hundred monks and over a ...
'I have heard the police side with the upper castes,' I said. 'That is not true. They
have far too much on their plate anyway,' he replied. 'So what do the senas do?'
He shrugged. 'Just tit for tat.' The waiter, a timid young boy, brought my drink of ...
But soon he heard vague rumours about the vast hoard of ancient manuscripts
discovered in one of the caves by Wang Yuanlu, the self-appointed caretaker of
the Mogao Caves. Not much was known about Wang except that he was born in
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This book is the story of a journey of self-discovery and faith written by a friend of ours, Sun Shuyun. Sun grew up in central China during the Cultural Revolution, but her paternal grandmother to ... Read full review
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Fascinating travel account of a woman retracing the footsteps of the great Chinese monk Xuanzang, who brought many of the great Buddist scriptures back to China. Read full review