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  Xuanzang

 

China

Statue of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang (fig.) holding a khakkhara, i.e. a beggar's staffs (fig.), in front of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an (fig.), is devoted to this monk, who is also known as Tripitaka and Sanzang (fig.), and to his work.