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Fa-hsien

(ˈfɑːˈsjɛn)
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(Biography) a variant transliteration of Fa Xian
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Chinese scholar-travelers Faxian and Xuanzang, Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta, and Marco Polo have all written about the city.
(26) According to Faxian, Song Yun and Xuanzang these novel types of relics were kept inside stupas, guarded at night and brought out during the day for worship.
It is also mentioned in the travel accounts of Faxian and Xuanzang, who came to Magadha, an important destination of the Silk Routes.
(95.) As far as I am aware, the earliest Chinese text containing a story of a miracle-performing Buddhist image is Faxian's [phrase omitted] (d.
Faxian and Xuanzang are the most famous," Olivieri says.
(71) On his return from India, the fifth-century pilgrim Faxian was a passenger on a ship that encountered a 'violent gale, with tempestuous rain, at which the travelling merchants and traders who were [going back to China] were much frightened'.
Ambassador Zhaohui said, "In our bilateral engagement, there have been thousands of prominent persons like Professor Xu Fancheng, (Buddhist monk) Bodhidharma, Faxian (a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled to India in the 3rd century) and Rabindranath Tagore.
Jinban Aizibing Bingdu Ganranzhe Shangwei Faxian [Close to half of people living with HIV have not been identified].
About the wooden ladder on the steep rock in middle of the trail to Godar, a Pakistani American writer living in Alasaka said, 'I think this is the ladder that Chinese monk Faxian wrote in his book about his journey.
'Zuijin zai Wenlai faxian de yikuai gongyuan 1264 de zhongwen mubei de chubu baogao' [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1264 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Quanzhou wenshi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 9.
Ma Wenkuan & Meng Fanren (1987) Zhongguo Guci zai Feizhou de Faxian (The Discovery of Chinese ancient porcelains in Africa), Beijing: Forbidden City Press.