Archive for January, 2015

Biography of the Pilgrim Monk Yi Jing (635-713 CE)

Yi Jing was one of the three renowned pilgrims from ancient China, his two predecessors being Fa Xian and Xuan Zang. Fa Xian, was the first monk to embark on a pilgrimage to India, where he stayed for 15 years (399-414 CE). Xuan Zang on the other hand lived in India for 17 years (629-645 […]