By Samuel Beal
One of the a variety of travelogues, Hiuen Tsiangs Si yu ki or files of the Western international, is looked to be the main helpful assets ebook for the research of historical Indian hsitory. Si-yu-ki isn't basically a shuttle diary recording Hiuen Tsiang stopover at to numerous locations in India and the areas en path, yet can also be an account of the stipulations of India throughout the 7th century. This trip used to be undertaken by way of Hieun Tsiang basically with the intention to traveling the Buddhist areas of pilgrimage and to hunt solutions to the questions agitating his brain. He used to be encouraged during this by way of the recollection of comparable trips undertaken centuries in the past by way of his predecessors, Fa hien Sung Yun etc. approximately writer : Rev. Samuel Beal graduated in 1847 from Trinity collage, Cambridge. among 1852 and 1887 he labored as a Bishop within the British army and iafter retirement in 1888 turned the Rector of vegetables Norton, Towcester. In 1877 he used to be appointed a lecturer in chinese language within the college university, London. Contents : advent Travels of Fa Hian or Fo Knoki The project 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.