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法显     Fǎ Xiǎn     Faxian / Fa Hsien

Traditional: 法顯
Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: (c. 337-422) Faxian was a monk who traveled to Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka to acquire Buddhist scriptures. Faxian's travels are recorded in the text 佛國記 'A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms' (BL 'Faxian'; FGDB '法顯').
Related: 释法显(Also known as)
Concept: 师父 Monastic
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 法显

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