Class 2 Session A    Xuanzang’s Journey  – From Chang’An to Jade Gate

Core Readings:

The Silk Road Journey with Xuanzang, by Sally Hovey Wriggins, pp. 1 to 17 

Article: Jade Gate or Yumen Pass  2 pages

Recommended but not Required:

Xuanzang on the Silk Road, by Sally Hovey Wriggins. This essay provides a wide-angle view of Xuanzang’s life and legacy   - 10 pages     

For Further Reading:                                                    

The Travel Recordsof Chinese Pilgrims Faxian, Xuanzang, and Yijing   10 pages (including extensive illustrations).

Xuanzang - Wikipedia   19 pages, but with many illustrations