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English: The Chinese Buddhist Monk Faxian (337 – c. 422 CE) - antiquated transliterations of his name include Fa-Hien, Fah-Hian and Fa-hsien - travelled by foot all the way from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and between 399 and 412 to acquire Buddhist scriptures. His journey is described in his important travelogue, 'A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms, Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Xian of his Travels in India and Ceylon in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline'.

<nowiki>Fa Xian; Fa-hszien; Faxian; Fa Xian; Faxian; Faxian; فاکسیان; 法显; Faxian; فاہیان; 法顯; Faxian; Фа Сянь; 法顯; फ़ाहियान; ఫాహియాన్; 법현; ফা-হিয়েন; Faŝjiano; Fa-sien; பாசியான்; Fǎxiǎn; ফা-হিয়েন; Faxian; 法显; फाहियान; ଫାହିୟାନ; Pháp Hiển; 法顕; Fa-Hsien; Faxian; Фасянь; Fa Xian; فاہیان; ഫാഹിയാൻ; 法显; Fa Hsien; Faxian; Faxian; 法顯; Faxian; ෆාහියන් හිමි; فاھيان; फाहियान; Faxian; فاكسيان; 法显; פאשיין; monje budista chino, viajero; 東晋の僧、翻訳家; kínai buddhista szerzetes; Bikŝuo de Orienta Ĝjin, kiu esploris kaj tradukis antikvajn budhismajn tekstojn.; chinesischer buddhistischer Mönch; ލިޔުންތެރިއެއް; පාහියන් හිමි ගොඩක් හොදයි; Chinees auteur; monjo budista xinès, viatger; चीनी यात्री (भारत में ईसवी 399 से 412 तक); سياح; ଚୀନ ପରିବ୍ରାଜକ; Buddhist monk (bhikkhu), historian, pilgrim, and travelogue author along the ancient Silk Road and into India; نویسنده، کاشف، و تاریخ‌نگار چینی; 东晋僧人; monaco buddhista e traduttore cinese; Fa Hsien; Faxian; Fa-hsien; Fa Hsien; Fa-Hian; Chy Fa Hien; 釋法顯; 僧法顯; 法賢; Shì Fǎxiǎn; Sēng Fǎxiǎn; Fǎxiǎn; Fa Shien; Fa Sien; Faxian; Fa-shien; Fa Hien; Fa Hsien; Fa Hsien; फाह्वान; फाहियान; फाह्यान; Fa-hsien; Fah-hien; Fa-hien; Fa-Xian; Gesetzesglanz; Religionsglanz; Fa Hsien; Ху Шен; Фа Сянь; Шен Ху; Fa Hien; Fa Hsien; Fa Xian; Fa-hsien; Fa-Hien; Fa-hsien; Fasien; Fa sien; Fa-Hien; Fa-hsien; Fa-Sien; Fa-Hien</nowiki>
Buddhist monk (bhikkhu), historian, pilgrim, and travelogue author along the ancient Silk Road and into India
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Name in native language
  • 法顯
Date of birth340 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
Xiangyuan County (Later Zhao)
Date of death418 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
Nanjing (Liu Song dynasty)
  • Прославляющий Дхарму
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Wikidata Q312978
ISNI: 0000 0001 2139 115X
VIAF ID: 72200719, 380158790754538852949, 240145856860522920292
GND ID: 119289288
Library of Congress authority ID: n81109233
Bibliothèque nationale de France ID: 167097698
IdRef ID: 087575191, 164109323
NDL Authority ID: 00401145
Libraries Australia ID: 35285124
NKCR AUT ID: jn19981001008
National Library of Israel ID (old): 000045112
Biblioteca Nacional de España ID: XX5034764
Nationale Thesaurus voor Auteurs ID: 09084968X
NORAF ID: 3086421
NUKAT ID: n2010082068
National Library of Korea ID: KAC2018C2634
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007260936905171
CiNii Books author ID: DA03838389
Open Library ID: OL4741867A, OL208767A, OL5451619A
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