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Title
Fa-Hsien Bhikkhu's University
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
Remains of this place of learning. Fa-Hsein (Faxian) was a Chinese monk who lived at the Abhayagiri Monastery for two years (411-413 CE) studying Buddhism and wrote of his travel to India and Sri Lanka for this purpose.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00543.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/636
Subject
Schools
Time Period
Founded in 5th century CE
Place
Abhayagiri Monastery
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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