Chinese Buddhists Retrace Historic Journey of Ven. Xuan Zang
07-24-2018    Xinhuanet
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Monks display a Statue of Ven. Xuan Zang of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) made by water and soil from across the Straits during the launching ceremony of an international cultural exchange activity in Guangzhou, China, July 19, 2006. In the late autumn of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:chmetcnv UnitName="a" SourceValue="628" HasSpace="True" Negative="False" NumberType="1" TCSC="0" w:st="on">628 A</st1:chmetcnv>.D., Ven. Xuan Zang started his brave journey to <st1:place w:st="on">South Asia</st1:place>. He walked 25,000 kilometers to learn Indian Buddhism. Thanks to his efforts, <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region> and <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">India</st1:place></st1:country-region> have a long history of diplomatic ties that can be traced back to the Tang Dynasty. The activity also marks the India-China Friendship Year in 2006. (Xinhua Photo)</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Buddhists (front) from mainland China and China's Taiwan Province, the two who will follow the trail of Ven. Xuan Zang of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), take a Chinese Buddhist masterpiece to be presented to India at Nanhua temple in Guangzhou, July 19, 2006.Buddhists from mainland China and China's Taiwan Province will follow the trail of Ven. Xuan Zang and present the Indian Nalanda Buddhist temple with a Chinese Buddhist masterpiece. (Xinhua Photo)</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Monks pray during the launching ceremony of an international cultural exchange activity in <st1:City w:st="on">Guangzhou</st1:City>, capital of east <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region>'s <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Guangdong</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Province</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, July 19, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>A monk hits a drum to pray during the launching ceremony of an international cultural exchange activity in <st1:City w:st="on">Guangzhou</st1:City>, capital of east <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region>'s <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Guangdong</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Province</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, July 19, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>People pray during the launching ceremony of an international cultural exchange activity in <st1:City w:st="on">Guangzhou</st1:City>, capital of east <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region>'s <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Guangdong</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Province</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, July 19, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)</SPAN></P>
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