travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.) or, Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms. by Faxian

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Published by Routledge & Paul in London .

Written in English

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  • Asia

Subjects:

  • Buddha (The concept),
  • Asia -- Description and travel.

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StatementRe-translated by H.A. Giles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS6 .F35 1956
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5784251M
LC Control Number59042037
OCLC/WorldCa7539554

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The Travels relates the story of Fa-hsien's journey from Central China across the Gobi Desert, over the Hindu Kush, and travels of Fa-hsien book India down to the mouth of the Hoogly, where he took a ship and returned to China by sea, bringing with him the books of the Buddhist Canon and images of Buddhist deities.5/5(1).

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Faxian, Wade-Giles romanization Fa-hsien, original name Sehi, (flourished –), Buddhist monk whose pilgrimage to India in initiated Sino-Indian relations and whose writings give important information about early his return to China he translated into Chinese the many Sanskrit Buddhist texts he had brought back.

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Origin /5. the travels of fa.-hsien.* Tun book of which this is a revised edition appeared nearly fifty years ago. For half a century it remained the best available translation of Fa-hsien, and it has now been super- seded not by the work of some younger scholar, but by the efforts of its still vigorous and enterprising author.

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In the second section, p we find "A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms;"—with a note, saying that it was the work of the "Sramana, Fa-Hsien;" and again, on p we have "Narrative of Fa-Hsien in two Books," and "Narrative of Fa-Hsien's Travels in one Book.".

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Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. ) in Search of the was not able to look into the book again for several years. Nor had I series of articles on "Fa-hsien and his English Translators," by Mr. Watters, British Consul at I-Chang (China Review,).File Size: KB.

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The Travels of Fa-Hsien – H. Giles () (1st ed) S$ The first edition of Giles’ second translation of the work, which is more accurate than his first translation of Travels of Fa-hsien ( A.D.), or, Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms.

London: Routledge & Paul, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Faxian; Herbert Allen Giles. Being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-hsien of travels in India and Ceylon (A.D.

) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia: Subject: Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India -- Early works to Subject: Buddhism -- Early works to Subject. Genre/Form: Travel books (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fa-hsien, active Travels of Fa-hsien ( Travels of Fa-hsien book.

London, Routledge & Paul [, reprinted ]. FA-HIEN (fl. A.D. 1 4), Chinese Buddhist monk, pilgrimtraveller, and writer, author of one of the earliest and most valuable Chinese accounts of India. He started from Changgan or Si-gan-fu, then the capital of the Tsin empire, and passing the Great Wall, crossed the " River of Sand "or Gobi Desert beyond, that home of " evil demons and hot winds," which he vividly describes.

Travels of Fah-Hian and Sung-Yun, Buddhist Pilgrims, from China to India ( A.D. and A.D.) ATLA monograph preservation program The nineteenth century: books on China.

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and A.D.). This brief comparison of two late 19th-century translations of The Travels of Fa-hsien, or A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms suggests a number of things of interest to the early years of sinology, or the study of Chinese language and culture in England at the end of the 19th century.

James Legge and H.A. Giles were, respectively, professors of Author: David Jasper. On his return he composed Fo Guo Ji, also known as Faxian Zhuan (fourth century c.e.; Fo Koue Ki, ; also known as The Travels of Fa-hsien), a.

Catalogue. In the two Chinese copies of the narrative in my possession the title is "Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms." In the Japanese or Corean recension subjoined to this translation, the title is twofold; first, "Narrative of the Distinguished Monk, Fa-Hsien;" and then, more at large, "Incidents of Travels in India, by the Sramana of the Eastern Tsin, Fa-Hsien, recorded by.

The Travel Records of Chinese Pilgrims Faxian, Xuanzang, and Yijing SOURCES FOR CROSS-C ULTURAL ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN ANCIENT CHINA AND ANCIENT INDIA By Tansen Sen The statue of Xuanzang at the Great Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an, which was built to house the texts he brought back from Size: 1MB.

Author: Faxian Editor: ISBN: Size: 20,22 MB Format: PDF, Docs Read: Fa-Hsien Travels Around the Outskirts of China, to India and the East Indies 1, words, approx. 6 pages Fa-Hsien Travels Around the Outskirts of China, to India and the East Indies Overview When he was 65 years old, the monk Fa-hsien resolved to travel from northern China to India, homeland of the Buddh.

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) in search of the Buddhist. Fa-Hsien. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fa Xian (Traditional Chinese: 法顯; Simplified Chinese: 法显; Pinyin: Fǎxiǎn; also romanized as Fa-Hien or Fa-hsien) (ca. – ca. ) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled to Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka to acquire Buddhist scriptures between and His journey is described in his work A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms.

Faxian (traditional Chinese: 法顯; simplified Chinese: 法显; pinyin: Fǎxiǎn; – c. ) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled by foot from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka between to acquire Buddhist journey is described in his important travelogue, A Record of.

ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the views of Fa-Hien on India during Gupta empire. Fa-hien, a Chinese pilgrim, visited India during the reign of Chandra Gupta II. His primary aim was to visit the Buddhist religious places and to take with him the copies of the Buddhist religious texts.

He, therefore, travelled [ ]. The Travels of Ch'ang Ch'un to the West, recorded by his disciple Li Chi Ch'ang translated by E.

Bretschneider () Introduction: K'iu Ch'ang Ch'un was an eminent Taoist monk born in CE and thus elderly at the time of his trip. He was ordered by Chingis Khan to travel to his court, which at the time encamped in Central Asia.

The details of Fa-hsien's journey have been taken from1 " the Travels of Fa-hsien" by H. Giles. Before considering these details it will be helpful to discuss the general problem of the best time of year to begin a journey from Ceylon to Java and a journey from Ceylon, via the Straits of Malacca, to some place at the southern end of the Straits.

Perhaps the most representatives of Chinese eminent monks in Silk Road were Fa-hsien and Hun Tsang. Faxian (法显) Faxian, or Fa-hsien, was famous monk of the Eastern Jin Dynasty.

Inin order to make up for the lack of precepts part of Chinese Buddhist sutras, he decided to travel to India to get precepts sutras. Faxian ( – c. ) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled by foot from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka between to acquire Buddhist texts.

Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. ) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline Translated and annotated with a Corean recension of the Chinese text BY JAMES LEGGE To these I have to add a series of articles on "Fa-hsien and his English Translators," by Mr.

Watters, British. The admiration with which he is treated in Sri Lanka can be seen in the fact that his travel book has been translated several times into Sinhala.

The deep impression left by Fa-Hsien Thero on the popular mind can be gauged from the fact that there is a folk belief in the Ratnapura District wherein is located the Sri Pada mountain, bearing the. Both Faxian, a Chinese Buddhist monk who was also known as Fa-Xian or Fa-Hsien, and Marco Polo, a Venetian merchant, undertook arduous, years-long journeys across the Asian continent.

Faxian; (Fa-hsien) (traditional Chinese: 法顯; simplified Chinese: 法显; pinyin: Fǎxiǎn; also romanized as Fa-Hien, Fa-hsien, Fa Xian, et al.) ( – c. CE) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled by foot all the way from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and between.

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The Chinese pilgrims Fa Hsien and Hsuan Tsang both recorded myths of the origins of the Sinhala people in their travels that varied significantly from the versions recorded in the Mahavamsa- in one version, the Sinhala are descended from naga or nature spirits who traded with Indian merchants, and in another the Sinhala progenitor is a prince Period: 5th century CE.=Fa-Hsien (Faxian) (c) travels from China to visit the Buddhist centers of South Asia, trans.

by James Legge, =Hiuen Tsiang (Xuanzang), "Buddhist Records of the Western World"-- his journey to India, CE.THE TRAVELS OF FA-HIENor RECORD OF BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMSCHAPTER IFROM CH'ANG-GAN TO THE SANDY DESERTFa-Hsien had been living in Ch'ang-gan.(1) Deploring the mutilated andimperfect state of the collection of the Books of Discipline, in.

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