Bridging a divide

Print edition : November 14, 2014

A depiction of the Chinese monk Xuanzang (602-664) on his journey to India. Photo: Wikimedia

A depiction of the Chinese pilgrim Faxian (337-ca 422) at the ruins of Asoka's palace. Photo: Wikimedia

A depiction of Yijing (635-713), a Chinese monk who visited India. Photo: L. Joo/Wikimedia

The book is a collection of erudite essays on various facets of India’s contribution, largely through Buddhism, to all aspects of Chinese religious, cultural, artistic and material life in the first centuries C.E.
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