Q. “Hiuen Tsang, hailed as the prince of pilgrims, visited India during the reign of”?

[A] Harsha vardhana

[B] Kumara Gupta I

[C] Rajavardhana

[D] Prabhakaravardhana

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Hiuen Tsang hailed as the prince of pilgrims, visited India during the reign of Harsha. Born in China in 612 CE he became a Buddhist monk at the age of twenty.

  • During his travels, he visited various sacred places of northern and southern India. Hieun Tsang spent about five years in the University of Nalanda and studied there.
  • Harsha admired him for his deep devotion to Buddha and his profound knowledge of Buddhism.
  • Hieun Tsang carried with him 150 pieces of the relics of Buddha, a large number of Buddha image in gold, silver, sandalwood and above all 657 volumes of valuable manuscripts.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT