The Buddha’s Vulture Peak and Journey to the West

Last updated: 02-28-2023 According to Journey to the West (Xiyouji, 西遊記, 1592), the Buddha’s realm (fig. 1) is located in the Western Cattle-Gift Continent (i.e. India) atop “Vulture Peak.” For example, in chapter 98, an immortal tells Tripitaka: Anthony C. Yu Translation “Sage Monk, look at the spot halfway up the sky, shrouded by auspicious luminosity … Continue reading The Buddha’s Vulture Peak and Journey to the West