Prajnā ［般若］ (b. 734) (; Hannya): A monk from the state of Kapisha in northern India and a translator of Buddhist scriptures into Chinese. He traveled in India and studied both Hinayana and Mahayana teachings in a number of places, including Nālandā Monastery. In 781 he went to Kuang-chou in China and the next year proceeded to Ch’ang-an. There, at Hsi-ming-ssu and other temples, he translated many Buddhist scriptures. His translations include the Six Pāramitās Sutra, the Contemplation on the Mind-Ground Sutra, the Heart Sutra, and the forty-volume Flower Garland Sutra.