A Record of the Buddhist Religion as Practiced in India and the Malay Archipelago
I-Tsing was a Chinese Buddhist monk who, dissatisfied with Chinese interpretations of Buddhism, decided to travel to India to collect authentic Pali Buddhist texts to translate into Chinese. He travelled for 25 years before returning to China, collecting texts, learning languages and translating on his way. In this book he records his experiences of visiting scholars in present day Indonesia, the Malay Peninsula and Indochina. Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Reprint. Originally published in 1896. Translated from the original by J. Takakusu. 240 pages with an index and a fold out map. For further details please see the scanned contents page.
Weight: 0.7 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, New Delhi, 1998.
Condition: The dust jacket has very little wear. The first and last two or three pages have minor spotting. Otherwise the binding is tight, text clear and there is very mild tanning throughout.