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India: Silk Road

Tabula Rasa travels along the Silk Road and blogs it. Day 9 and 10 here.

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  • I got involved in a recent convesation with some Chinese friends into the “Journey to the West” a Chinese classic story about a Chinese buddhist monk who travelled the silk road to India. We are at a buddhist temple venerating the GuanYing Buddha. We were discussing this character and were told by one of our colleagues a Hindu lady that the said sexually ambiguous buddha had infact been an Indian buddhist monk who had made a “Journey to the East” China. I had never before heard this story. Does it have validity?

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