Biographies of Eminent Monks 高僧傳

Composed by Hui Jiao


第 50 冊 No. 2059 高僧傳 梁 慧皎撰 共 14 卷 Volume 50, No. 2059; Gao Seng Zhuan; Biographies of Eminent Monks; Composed by Hui Jiao in the Liang in 14 scrolls


Date 519 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 1074'). See Bingenheimer for citations of additional partial translations.

English translations

  1. Berkowitz, Alan J. 1995, “Account of the Buddhist Thaumaturge Baozhi,” In: Donald S. Lopez ed., Buddhism in Practice, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995, pp. 578–585. Partial.
  2. Kieschnick, John 2004, “Biography of the Jin Monk Bo Sengguang 帛僧光 of Hermit Peak in Shan,” In: Donald S. Lopez ed., Buddhist Scriptures, London: Penguin Books, pp. 286–288.

Primary Source

Hui Jiao, 《高僧傳》 'Biographies of Eminent Monks,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 50, No. 2059, Accessed 2016-10-30,


  1. Lancaster, L.R. 2004. The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue,

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