Si-Yu-Ki Buddhist Records of the Western World : Translated by Samuel Beal

By Samuel Beal

One of the a number of travelogues, Hiuen Tsiangs Si yu ki or files of the Western international, is appeared to be the main beneficial assets ebook for the examine of old Indian hsitory. Si-yu-ki isn't really only a trip diary recording Hiuen Tsiang stopover at to varied areas in India and the locations en course, yet can be an account of the stipulations of India throughout the 7th century. This trip used to be undertaken by means of Hieun Tsiang basically so that it will traveling the Buddhist areas of pilgrimage and to hunt solutions to the questions agitating his brain. He was once encouraged during this by way of the recollection of comparable trips undertaken centuries in the past via his predecessors, Fa hien Sung Yun and so forth. approximately writer : Rev. Samuel Beal graduated in 1847 from Trinity collage, Cambridge. among 1852 and 1887 he labored as a Bishop within the British military and iafter retirement in 1888 turned the Rector of vegetables Norton, Towcester. In 1877 he was once appointed a lecturer in chinese language within the collage collage, London. Contents : advent Travels of Fa Hian or Fo Knoki The challenge of Sung Yun and Hwel Sang Preface to the Ta Tang Si yu ki Thirty 4 nations 3 international locations Fifteen international locations Six Countires Additions and Corrections.

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By Samuel Beal

One of the a number of travelogues, Hiuen Tsiangs Si yu ki or files of the Western international, is appeared to be the main beneficial assets ebook for the examine of old Indian hsitory. Si-yu-ki isn't really only a trip diary recording Hiuen Tsiang stopover at to varied areas in India and the locations en course, yet can be an account of the stipulations of India throughout the 7th century. This trip used to be undertaken by means of Hieun Tsiang basically so that it will traveling the Buddhist areas of pilgrimage and to hunt solutions to the questions agitating his brain. He was once encouraged during this by way of the recollection of comparable trips undertaken centuries in the past via his predecessors, Fa hien Sung Yun and so forth. approximately writer : Rev. Samuel Beal graduated in 1847 from Trinity collage, Cambridge. among 1852 and 1887 he labored as a Bishop within the British military and iafter retirement in 1888 turned the Rector of vegetables Norton, Towcester. In 1877 he was once appointed a lecturer in chinese language within the collage collage, London. Contents : advent Travels of Fa Hian or Fo Knoki The challenge of Sung Yun and Hwel Sang Preface to the Ta Tang Si yu ki Thirty 4 nations 3 international locations Fifteen international locations Six Countires Additions and Corrections.

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67 The exaggeration found in the visit of Buddha to his native country is common to all the records. K&iyapa in the Cock's-foot Mountain for Maitrfiya. Buddha’s aunt was Mah&prajitpati, who was at the head of the female disciples. ] THE ARROW-WELL. 23 Outside the gate is the temple of l^vara-deva. 69 This is the temple which the royal prince when an infant {in swaddling clothes) entered. K ing Suddhodana was re­ turning from the L u m b in i (Lavani— La-fa-ni) garden,00 after having gone to meet the prince.

02 This may be otherwise transla te d : “ if m y request is without effect, with whom lies the fault ? ” 93 Takin g a handful of water. ” I have preferred to consider sha a mistake for hew, to deliver. 95 I t is difficult to understand w h y the birds should be afraid of the river. ] S U B H A D R A. 35 To the west of this place, not far off, is a stdpa. This is where S u b h a d r a 96 (Shen-hien) died {entered Nirvdna). Subhadra was originally a Brahman teacher. He was 120 years of age; being so old, he had acquired in consequence much wisdom.

94. 110 In the V in a y a it is stated that these marks were made b y the tears of a woman who wept at his feet. See A bstract o f F o u r Lectures, pp. , 111 This is the literal translation; but it probably refers to K&Syapa, as Julien explains ( a I, p. ] DI VI SI ON O F RELICS. ” The Mallas said, “ Tathagata has condescended to come to this land ; the guide of the world is dead ! the loving father of all that lives has gone ! ” Then the Brahman addressing them said, “ Beflect how the Lord, the great merciful, prepared religious merit by practising patience; through successive ages his renown will last.

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