Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran

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REVIEW Chasing the Monk's Shadow Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran In the seventh century AD the Chinese monk Xuanzang set off on an epic journey to India to study Buddhist philosophy from the Indian masters Traveling along the Silk Road braving brigands and blizzards Xuanzang finally reached India where his spiritual uest took him to Buddhist holy places and monasteries throughout t. After re reading Richard Bernstein s In the footsteps travelogue of the monk recently and hating it as much the second time as the first time I read it I was delighted to discover that Mishi Saran had written her own book to trace the travels of the great Chinese translator and monk Xuanzang This book was everything Bernstein s was not She is fluent in the language and very respectful of the people she encounters along the way A good sport and a free spirit she leaves her life in Hong Kong and travels overland from Xian to India along the Silk Road The book was published by Penguin India Books from India always have a familar smell that I can t put my finger on but I like It might remind me of books from my childhood the paper and the fonts Also hand sewn So my reading was really enjoyable on multiple levels The maps were good and the storytelling fun and positive Not to be missed Persuasion The Litigator's Art seventh century AD the Chinese monk Xuanzang L'aventure ambiguë set off on an epic journey to India to The Mangle of Practice Time Agency and Science study Buddhist philosophy from the Indian masters Traveling along the Silk Road braving brigands and blizzards Xuanzang finally reached India where his Love and Friendship spiritual uest took him to Buddhist holy places and monasteries throughout t. After re reading Richard Bernstein the History of Modern Japan s In the footsteps travelogue of the monk recently and hating it as much the Laltipiano delle meraviglie second time as the first time I read it I was delighted to discover that Mishi Saran had written her own book to trace the travels of the great Chinese translator and monk Xuanzang This book was everything Bernstein Alan Ford Tutto per uno uno per tutti s was not She is fluent in the language and very respectful of the people Red Poppies A Novel of Tibet she encounters along the way A good Madame Bovary sport and a free Boom Chicka Boom spirit Un Perrito Problematico she leaves her life in Hong Kong and travels overland from Xian to India along the Silk Road The book was published by Penguin India Books from India always have a familar 7 Intimate Secrets smell that I can t put my finger on but I like It might remind me of books from my childhood the paper and the fonts Also hand Happy Days Are Here Again The 1932 Democratic Convention the Emergence of FDR and How America Was Changed Forever sewn So my reading was really enjoyable on multiple levels The maps were good and the Red's Hot Honky Tonk Bar storytelling fun and positive Not to be missed

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REVIEW Chasing the Monk's Shadow Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran He subcontinent Fourteen hundred years later Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia and the Buddhist sites and now vanished kingdoms in India Pakistan and Afghanistan that Xuanzang wrote about Traveling seamlessly back and forth in time between the seventh cent. There are some books that one wishes went on forever for the vicarious experience offered is incredible This is one of those Long after the pages have been completed the journey promises to stay in my mind It is now exactly a decade since Mishi Saran started on her journey to follow a monk who had himself made a journey of over 10000 miles 14 centuries before her time Xuanzang who I last met in my history text from school the monk with the neat backpack The book hooked me right from the time the author described how she found a purpose an Indian woman with a Chinese craze a Chinese monk with an Indian obsession we had the same schizophrenia the monk and I It seemed logical to take the same roadThe best journeys are those which traverse time and space in one stroke and that s exactly what this book does Though in many ways it could be described as a travelogue too that would be utterly unfair It is very much a personal journey for the author a search for her roots and identity As Mishi Saran travels across China and Central Asia following Xuanzang s path her vivid prose blurs the boundaries that have been created in the modern era and its easy to see the influence of ancient civilisations and regimes influence art architecture language customs and thus life itself And at the edges where its not just cultures that collide but religions too as they are reshaped or recast in different moulds Islam Buddhism Sufism The writing style forces one to make the journey with her and I could see that there were actually three journeys unraveling simultaneously the author the monk and the Buddha himself All of them journeys with a purpose And amidst all the elouence it has obviously been a journey that reuired grit and courage And luck which many a time failed the author From places where children going to school needed visas and permits to the posturing of a few contemporary students of Buddhism to the origins of words that are still used in common parlance and characters which seem to leap out of history pages Ashoka Kanishka Chandragupta the pages hold in them tangential journeys for the reader The last part of the book where the author gets to almost finally visit the territories crossed by Xuanzang in Afghanistan is written a month before 911 and gives us a gripping account of Afghanistan under the Taliban with glimpses of people who have perhaps yet to find peace I believed him It was hard not to believe a man when you were standing in front of his blown up home and staring at the ruins of his life Whatever the story was this was his truth Unlike fiction one cannot console the self that the person and his story are imaginary The last part of the journey does not add a lot with respect to the purpose of the book but it s a part that I m glad the author chose to add here As a reader I could relate to the author s words in the last page I understood less not I had acuired this sadness and that is what makes this book one of the best I ve read Friday Night at Hodges' Cafe subcontinent Fourteen hundred years later Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia and the Buddhist Monster Hunter Legion sites and now vanished kingdoms in India Pakistan and Afghanistan that Xuanzang wrote about Traveling Medea Stimmen seamlessly back and forth in time between the Non fidarti di nessuno seventh cent. 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    Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran After re reading Richard Bernstein's In the footsteps travelogue of the monk recently and hating it as much the second time as the first time I read it I was delighted to discover that Mishi Saran had written her own book to trace the travels of the great Chinese translator and monk Xuanzang This book was everything Bernstein's was not She is fluent in the language and very respectful of the people she encounters along

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    Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW I was looking forward to read this book after reading its description but disappointed after completing it Hats off to the author for taking such an adventurous long journey There are some parts of book which was interesting but most of the book was kind of boring I felt like some things are missing even though author tried to include Xuanzang's and her own travel experience This is my first traveloguebut I ha

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    REVIEW Chasing the Monk's Shadow Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW I had different expectations from this book the journey was great and kudos to the author for taking it but the information was very superficial and didn't satisfy me there are parts which are interesting but overall the book failed to impress the context switching was random there were parts where author's own ideas of things ov

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    Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW There are some books that one wishes went on forever for the vicarious experience offered is incredible This is one of those Long after the pages have been completed the journey promises to stay in my mind It is now exactly a decade since Mishi Saran started on her journey to follow a monk who had himself made a journey of over 10000 miles 14 centuries before her time Xuanzang who I last met in my history text from sch

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    REVIEW Chasing the Monk's Shadow Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW Xuanzang pronounced Shwezang in the Chinese was an incredible monk and mishi Saran the author does a decent job catching up with him as she travel through china and the Indian subcontinentThe books style is a travel memoir with the travel being following the footsteps of this monk he walked she takes every possible vehicle imaginableI would have liked a little walking for some reason and a little less personal anecdotes

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    SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran I picked up this book in a small bookstore in Kathmandu after reading the back An Indian woman with a China craze a Chinese Monk with an Indian obsession; we had the same schizophrenia the monk and I It seemed logical to take the sam

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    SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran Mishi Saran ✓ 1 REVIEW Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran On the surface the book is about exploration of the great journey Kudos to the author for taking on an exciting journey T

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    Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran Mishi Saran traces the enthralling journey of the most famous historian xuangxang after 800 years of his monumental travel to the medivial IndiaThe Mesmer hangs in the atmosphere while reading this book; the reader is filled with a nostalgia something unknown that one longed for previously but forgotten as the

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    Chasing the Monk's Shadow (E–pub/E–book) Ì Mishi Saran SUMMARY Õ ASICSRUNNINGSHOESOUTLET.US ✓ Mishi Saran It was a great enterprise taken up But Mishi Saran floundered It's sorrowful to be a woman who needs protection of men or of numbers freuently of both One feels sad that half of us are still haunted by the feeling that they are potential victims of men to such an extentContrast with the great monk's journey couldn't be

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  • Paperback
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  • Chasing the Monk's Shadow
  • Mishi Saran
  • English
  • 14 January 2019
  • 9780143064398