Nara National Museum: TENJIKU E: SANZO HOSHI 3 MAN KIRO NO TABI. On to India! Xuanzang's 30,000 Kilometer Trek. Nara, 2011. 264 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 90.00
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Nara National Museum exploring the monk Xuanzang's pilgrimage to India in the 7th century in search of the sacred texts of Buddhism. Included a display of all the picture scrolls of the Genjo Sunzo-e which depict the life of Xuanzang. The exhibition in four sections: 1. The Journey of the Picture Scroll of Xuanzang Sanzang; 2. The Great Wisdom Sutra: Confirmation of the Quest for the Buddhist Law; 3. The Road to 'The Journey to the West'; 4. The Adulation of India. Illustrated throughout in colour. Includes rare Chinese and Japanese Buddhist texts, scrolls and books dating from the 8th century onwards with much early material. Brief introductions to each section and list of exhibits in English. Main text in Japanese.
Subjects: Silk Road
Item 121 in List 206.
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