Who was the first Chinese pilgrim who visited India?
Fahein was the first Chinese pilgrim who visited India. Fa-Hien or Fa-hsien) 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 important travelogue, 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 Hsien is a Chinese piligrim and scholar Fa Hsien visited India during chandragupta’s reign.