By H.A. Giles (Translator); Fa-hsien

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The text is aB plain as possible. 給 洗 足 水 逢 S 池 . Yet Mr. Beal goes out of his way to find the following translation “ They then pre­ sent him with water to wash his feet and cleanse them from the 31 BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS. rested they ask him bis a g e 16 and p la ce1 7 in tbe priest­ h ood, and give him a room w ith sleeping appliances, all according to regulation. 19 W h en they have settled down a m on th or so, all tbe fam ilies w hich belong to tbe re lig ion 20 organise a subscription and make offerings to the priests.

3. Mr. ” The text reads thus :—山 北 陰 中 過 寒 暴 起 人 晳 噤 戰 _ Eemusat merely shirks it, giving a general idea of the cold. We have understood 風 with 暴 as the best solution of the difficulty. 4. The following difficult passage-Mr. Beal quietly translates in iis own way without a hint as to its obscurity. This is what he makes of it:—Fa Hain cherished him (to supply warmth) and pite­ ously invoked him by his familiar name, but it was all ineffectual to restore life. ” The text Teads, 法 顯 撫 之 悲 號 本 圖 不 果 命 也 奈 何 復 自 々 前 That Mr.

Beal says “ The ruins of these still exist. But the text has nothing about r u i n s . 起 here an illative particle. 塔 故 在 CHAPTER X X , 1. SrlLvasti. Remusat. 2, Kdsala or Oude, Remmat. • The character 故 is 41 BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS In sid e the city the people are few and scattered, in all ab ou t tw o hundred fam ilies. Po-ssu-ni® governed. I t is the city w liicb K in g On the site o f the old slirine o f T a-a i-ta o, on the site o f the w ell and w a ll4 o f the elder H sii-ta, and on the spot where Y an g-cliu o M o, w ho waa converted a n d entered Nirvana, was burnt, m en o f after ages have built pagodas, all being inside this city.

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Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms by H.A. Giles (Translator); Fa-hsien


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