Nirmal DASS

Kumarajiva translated Budhist texts at the White Horse Temple in Luoyang, China. PHOTO BY FANGHONG.

Kumarajiva translated into Chinese about one hundred Mahayana Buddhist texts written in Prakit and Sanskrit.

Kumarajiva may be credited with bringing to China the critical texts of Mahayana Buddhism by way of his translation into Chinese of previously unavailable Prakit and Sanskrit works. Kumarajiva, given his Indian background, bears only one name; it is Sanskirt and

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:46-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Kumarajiva (Jiūmóluóshí 鸠摩罗什)|Kumarajiva (Jiūmóluóshí 鸠摩罗什)

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