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1,478 words, approx. 5 pages
Faxian FAXIAN (fl. 399–418), Chinese Buddhist monk, translator, and the earliest successful Chinese Buddhist pilgrim to India. Faxian's family name was Gong; he was born in Wuyang in Pin... Read more
1,637 words, approx. 6 pages
Fa-Hsien Travels Around the Outskirts of China, to India and the East Indies Overview When he was 65 years old, the monk Fa-hsien resolved to travel from northern China to India, homeland of the Buddh... Read more
611 words, approx. 3 pages
Fa-Hsien c. 334-c. 422 Chinese Pilgrim At the beginning of the fifth century A.D., the Buddhist monk Fa-hsien undertook a heroic journey around China's western periphery to India, where he gath... Read more