The Journey of the Eminent Monk Faxian 高僧法顯傳

Recorded by Faxian


第 51 冊 No. 2085 高僧法顯傳 東晉 法顯記 共 1 卷 Volume 51, No. 2085; Gao Seng Faxian Zhuan; The Journey of the Eminent Monk Faxian; Recorded by Faxian in the Eastern Jin in 1 scroll


Date 405 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 1073')

English translations

  1. Faxian, and James Legge. 1965 A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms: being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fâ-hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline, New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp.
  2. Li, Rongxi, 2002 “The Journey of the Eminent Monk Faxian” in Li, Jung-hsi, and Albert A. Dalia, Lives of great monks and nuns. Berkeley, Calif: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research.

Primary Source

Faxian, 《高僧法顯傳》 'The Journey of the Eminent Monk Faxian,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 51, No. 2085, Accessed 2016-10-31,


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

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