Narendrayashas ［那連提耶舎］ (490–589) (; Narendaiyasha): Also, Narendrayasha. A monk of northern India who went to China in 556 and engaged in the translation of Buddhist scriptures. With the support of the emperor of the Northern Ch’i dynasty, he carried out his translation work at T’ien-p’ing-ssu temple in Yeh, the capital of the dynasty. Thereafter he moved to Ch’ang-an where he continued his translation while living at Ta-hsing-shan-ssu temple. His translations include the Great Compassion Sutra, the Lotus-like Face Sutra, and the Prayer for Rain Sutra. Narendrayashas is also known for his translation of twenty-five volumes of the sixty-volume Great Collection Sutra.