Fa-Hien was a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled to Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka to acquire Buddhist scriptures between 399 and 412 . His journey is described in his work A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms, Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline. He is most known for his pilgrimage to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Fa-Hiyan came in india in the period of chandrgupta vikramaditya . he described mainly about central provice. he found the kapilvastu was in the position of decline.he also said about society of central province and praised the law of that period.Fa- hiyan studied about six years in nalanda university.he returne china through tamrlipti.