A Record of Buddhistic kingdoms: being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-hsien of travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline

Faxian A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.1 by 79 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Good reference source
  • Convenient access to source
  • Well written with great commentaries
  • Best resource for studying Buddhism
  • Good information
  • Great part of history
  • Fresh perspective on the subject

Cons from Reviews

  • Difficult to comprehend dates
  • Rambling record of place names and legends
  • Possibly fake
  • Not for general readers
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