Complete answer: Hiuen Tsang (also known as Xuanzang) was a Buddhist Monk and traveler who visited India in the 7th Century during the reign of King Harshavardhana, or Harsha I.
Which Chinese pilgrim visited India during Harshavardhana’s reign?
Notes: Hieun Tsang, the Chinese pilgrim, visited India during the reign of Harshavardhana with an aim of securing authentic Buddhist scripts. The Kannauj assembly (643 AD) was held in the honour of Hieun Tsang and to popularise Mahayana sect of Buddhism.
Who was the first Chinese Traveller visit India?
Fa Hien or Faxian (AD 399 – 413):
Fa-Hien was the first Chinese monk to travel to India in search of great Buddhist scriptures. At the age of sixty-five, he travelled, mostly on foot, from Central China taking the southern route through Shenshen, Dunhuang, Khotan, and then over the Himalayas, to Gandhara and Peshawar.
During which region did the Chinese Traveller for come to India?
Notes: Fa-hein, the first Chinese Buddhist traveller and monk, came to India during the reign of Gupta emperor Chandragupta II and wrote the book “Si- Yu-Ki” that gives the detail account of the political and social condition of that time.
Which Chinese Traveller came during the rule of Narasimhavarman 1?
The Chinese monk Xuanzang who visited Kanchipuram during the reign of Narasimhavarman I reported that there were 100 Buddhist monasteries, and 80 temples in Kanchipuram.
How many Chinese Travellers visited India?
In 2018, only 2.5 lakh Chinese travellers visited India. The five-year visa with multiple entries is going to cost $80 for Chinese citizens.
During which Regin did the Chinese Traveller Fahien come to India?
Fa-hien, a Chinese pilgrim, visited India during the reign of Chandra Gupta II. His primary aim was to visit the Buddhist religious places and to take with him the copies of the Buddhist religious texts. He, therefore, travelled through the Gupta empire and also wrote down his impressions about India.