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Buddhadeva The first Chinese scholar Yen-Fo-tiao33 (Buddhadeva) was an assistant of An-Huen.He learnt sanskrit and could recite thr whole of the Pratimoksha. a member of the Mahimsasaka sect. He was one of the three monks - the others being Atthadassi and Buddhamitta - at whose suggestion the Jatakatthakatha was written. J.i.1. Taranatha says, 'Bhadanta Dharmatrata, Ghoshaka, Vasumitra and Buddhadeva are the four great teachers of the Vaibhashika school; Dharmatrata was the

Bhadanta Dharmatrata, and Buddhadeva — each evolved a different theory to explain the past and future's manner of existence.