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Hui-yen

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Hui-yen 慧厳 (363–443) (PY Huiyan;  Egon): A disciple of Kumārajīva and a translator of Buddhist scriptures in China.

Together with Hui-kuan and Hsieh Ling-yün, he revised the forty-volume Mahāparinirvāna Sutra,

the Chinese translation by Dharmaraksha, in light of the Mahāparinirvāna Sutra translated by Fa-hsien and Buddhabhadra.

He produced this revision as thirty-six volume Mahāparinirvāna Sutra in 436.


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