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Author Parākrama Paṇḍita, active 13th century.

Title The history of the Buddha's relic shrine : a translation of the Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa / Stephen C. Berkwitz
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2007]
copyright 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 304 pages)
Series American Academy of Religion texts and translations series
American Academy of Religion texts and translations series.
Summary Offering the complete English translation of the Buddhist chronicle called the 'Sinhala Thupavamsa', composed by Parākrama Paṇḍita in 13th century Sri Lanka, this work also relates the mythological history of the Buddhas previous lives as a bodhisattva and concludes with a prediction about the future Buddha Maitreya
Notes Translated from Sinhalese
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Gautama Buddha -- Relics -- Sri Lanka -- Anuradhapura -- History.
Ruwanweliseya (Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka) -- History.
Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Berkwitz, Stephen C., 1969-
ISBN 9780199785100 ebook
Other Titles Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa. English