Fa-hsien


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Fa-hsien

(ˈfɑːˈsjɛn)
n
(Biography) a variant transliteration of Fa Xian
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Following remarks of Fa-Hsien on Sri Lanka, illustrate these facts well.
Even when reading Fa-hsien we ought not to forget that "[h]is focus was strictly on the search for vinaya-texts" (141).
Chinese scholar Fa-Hsien who studied there for two years in the 4th century, described a planned city with handsome, richly adorned buildings.