From Buddha-Nature

< People(Redirected from Huiyan)


Huiyan(363 - 443)

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 Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra, the Chinese translation by [Dharmakṣema], in light of the Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra translated by Fa-hsien and Buddhabhadra. He produced this revision as [a] thirty-six volume Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra in 436. (Source Accessed Aug 20, 2020)

Library Items

Mentioned in

Other names

  • Hui-yen · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Kumārajīva · teacher