Retracing Bodhisattva Xuanzang
A Foot Journey to Explore the Sublime Wanderings of the Buddha


Explorer & Walker

Deepak Anand, the walker & explorer is a Buddhist pilgrimage explorative interpreter and enthusiast, based in Bodhgaya. He has been involved in documenting tangible and intangible Buddhist heritage and facilitating revitalisation of most sacred footsteps of the Buddha for over 14 years. He has written a number of books on Buddhist pilgrimage and curated many exibitions highlighting the Buddhist pilgrimage.

He is also the Project Exponent & the Associate Producer for the Documentary Series and is simultaneously playing the role of the Buddha in the Series.

His work on Xuanzang has been published on Google Cultural Institute. It can be seen on the link below:

To read a New Yorker & a National Geographic Story on Deepak, By Paul Salopek, the famous National Geographic Journalist as part of the Out of Eden Walk Project, of Chapter 5 in progress: “RIVERLANDS”, kindly visit the links below:

Link to see a story of BBC Hindi News on the RBX walk by Deepak Anand:

To know more about his work, please visit his blogs:

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