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This site consists of several subareas. In the future, we plan to expand this site to include detailed information on many of these areas.

Historic Accounts

Faxian See pp111-112 (chapter 34) of "Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms" by Fa-Hien, as Translated by James Legge.

Xuanzang See p45-p51 of Vol 2 Buddhist Records of the Western World.

3D Photosynth Photo Panoramas

Note that these panoramas depict the subject in 3 dimensions. Viewing these panoramas requires Microsoft Silverlight; click 'ok' if you are asked to install it. If you do not have access to Silverlight, you may still be interested in my regular photographs of Buddhist sites in India (located on Panoramio)

Other References

Wikipedia entry on Sarnath

Visitors here may also be interested in my 3D panoramas from other Indian Buddhist sites, and regular photographs of Buddhist sites in India (located on Panoramio), as well as my photosynths of Buddhist art from India.

I have many additional panoramas available. If you have particular interest, please write to me (osgood 'at' cs.usask.ca), and I can provide you access to the broader set.

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