Fa Hien, aka: Fa Hsien, Fa Yun; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Fa Yun (A.D. 467-529) was a great Dharma master of the Satyasiddhi School, also a scholar of the Nirvana School. He wrote a commentary on Lotus Sutra, which is generally accepted by Japanese Buddhism later.(Source): Buddhist Door: Glossary
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Search found 7 books and stories containing Fa Hien, Fa Hsien or Fa Yun. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 6 - Miracles of generosity accomplished by the Buddha in his past existences < [Chapter IV - Explanation of the Word Bhagavat]
Appendix 5 - Description of Indrasālaguhā or Indraśailaguhā < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
Appendix 3 - The journey of the Buddha to the north-west of India < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 6 - Country of Pi-so-kia (Vaishaka) < [Book V - Six Countries]
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The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
The Buddha and His Disciples (by Venerable S. Dhammika)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)