The commemorative bronze statue locates in the city of Gaochang in China, fully demonstrates Master Xuanzang's strutting, undaunted courage, and a spirit towards to every unknown. He was troubled by numerous discrepancies and contradictions in the texts. He determined to start an arduous westward journey, life and death. Aiming for Dharma learning, he arrived in India finally.
Xuanzang visited every sacred site connected to the life of Buddha in India, intensively studying, humbly seeking advices and Buddhist scriptures for twelve years. He was honored to be invited teaching "Mahāyāna-samgraha" and "Treatise on the Establishment of the Doctrine of Consciousness Only " at the Nalanda Monastery, the great Buddhist Centre of Learning. As a Scholar, Xuanzang gained himself high reputation as well as the patronage by the King Harsha, ruler of North India. He’d continue his mission, decided to return to China and ended his seventeen-year westward journey.
Bringing along with him hundreds of Buddha statues, relics, original Sanskrit scriptures, Xuanzang was accorded a tumultuous welcome at the capital. In addition, he was highly valued by the Emperor Taizong and Gaozong who gave Xuanzang a title of "Master of Sanzang.” Soon after having built the Scripture Translation Institute in Chang'an, where he spent the reminder of his life translating the Buddhist scriptures.
During the nineteen years of hard work, Master Xuanzang tirelessly led the translation of 657 items packed in 520 cases of Buddhist scriptures brought from India. He was able to translate manuscripts in an extremely precise volume of 75 items, total of 1,335 chapters. The most widely known is the "Heart Sutra" what contains only 260 Chinese words, of which is the extracts of Mahayana Buddhism.
In 664, Master Xuanzang passed away at 63, his merits were fulfilled.