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  1. a variant transliteration of Fa Xian
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Historical Examples

  • Fa-Hsien's original object had been to search for (copies of) the Vinaya.

    Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms


  • Little is heard of Kashgar until Fa-Hsien visited it in 400.

  • The merchants hereupon were perplexed, and did not dare immediately to land (Fa-Hsien).

  • In the time of Fa-Hsien the latter was still preserved orally and was not written.

  • Nothing of great importance is known about Fa-Hsien in addition to what may be gathered from his own record of his travels.