Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jñānagupta (C. shenajueduo 闍那崛多) was an Indian monk from Gandhara who travelled to China around 559, during the reign of the Sui dynasty. He subsequently translated many Indian Buddhist texts into the Chinese language. About 35 of his translations are still extant and are included in the Chinese Canon.
Jñānagupta's translation of the Lotus Sutra included sections that did not appear in an earlier translation by Kumarajiva. He also translated the Vimalakirti Sutra and other texts.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr., The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Princeton: 2014), s.v. Jñānagupta
- Jñānagupta (Wikipedia)
- Kalhan's Rajtarangini. The Saga of the Kings of Kashmir, translation by R S Pandit. Published by Sahitya Akademi, Appendix D page 731