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English Phonetics Faju
Sort Name Faju
Chinese Script 法炬
Alternate names
  • Bo Faju
  • Fa-chü

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Biographical information

A monk and translator of the Western Jin apparently of unknown origin active between 290–306. A collaborator of Dharmarakṣa, who appears in the colophon of Dharmarakṣa's translation of the Lalitavistara and the Daśabhūmikasūtra. (Source: Zürcher, The Buddhist Conquest of China, 2007) Twenty-four texts are attributed to him in the Taisho canon. (See The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue)

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