India is located in the center of the Asian subcontinent, with a land area of about 2.974 million square kilometers, ranking seventh in the world. How much do you know about India? Do you know who was the first India Pass in China?
For three years (629), Xu Zhenguan went to Tianzhu to study the scriptures in every possible way. In the 17 years before and after, he learned a variety of doctrines at that time, brought back many sutra books, and spent 19 years in translating Buddhist scriptures. After Xuan Zang returned to China, he wrote the twelve volumes of The Great Tang and the Western Regions in the customs and customs of the countries along the way, as well as political, historical, and religious relics. The Indian situation is the most detailed in various Indian travel books. Called China s first Indian pass.
At the same time, he changed the name of Tianzhu to India. The outline of Indian geography in the book is extremely sophisticated, and it can depict the true outline of India.
It can be said that Indian Buddhism not only affects the thinking of countries around the world, but also has a great influence on Chinese literature. Others such as painting of Buddha, sculpture of Buddha, temple building, and dojo, etc. have also made China s painting, sculpture, architecture, music and other arts have innovative development.
Bian Xuanzhang is a great translator in the history of Chinese Buddhism and has opened up a new era in the history of Chinese translation. At the same time, he is also active in teaching Scriptures, enthusiastically educating Buddhism, and talented people have emerged from door.
Bian Xuanzhang s translation and preaching made Chang an the center of Buddhism in the world at that time, and Japanese and Korean monks also cast their feet under the Xuanzang gate, and then spread Chinese Buddhism to other countries.