Fa-Hien | A Journey in Buddhist Lands | A Review


Fa-Hien | A Journey in Buddhist Lands | A Review

Fa-Hien  A Journey in Buddhist Lands  A Review

Fa-Hien A Journey in Buddhist Lands A Review

Fa-Hien’s A Journey in Buddhist Lands-A Review

“Travels of Fa-Hien” (also known as “A Journey in Buddhist Lands”) is an intriguing and insightful book that details the travels of Fa-Hien, a Buddhist monk who journeyed from China to India and other Buddhist countries in the early 5th century.

The book provides a detailed account of Fa-Hien’s experiences and observations during his travels, which took place over a period of more than a decade. He describes the landscape, culture, customs, and beliefs of the places he visited, providing a fascinating glimpse into the world of Buddhism at a time when it was still a relatively new religion.

One of the most interesting aspects of the book is the way that Fa-Hien documents the changes and variations in Buddhist practice and doctrine as he travels from place to place. He discusses the differences between different schools of Buddhism and the ways in which local customs and beliefs have influenced the religion in different regions.

Throughout the book, Fa-Hien maintains a clear and engaging writing style, and his descriptions of the people he meets and the places he visits are both vivid and evocative. He also includes many stories and legends that he heard during his travels, which add an extra layer of interest and depth to the book.

Overall, “Travels of Fa-Hien” is an important historical document that provides valuable insights into the early development of Buddhism and the cultures and societies of the regions in which it was practiced. It is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of religion, or in the experiences of travelers and explorers in the ancient world. 0 0 0.

Fa-Hien A Journey in Buddhist Lands A Review

N.B. The article originally belongs to the book entitled ‘Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

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