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Foreword by His Excellency J R Jayewardene
A Double Anniversary Why Another Translation?
Tumour Wijesinha and Geiger
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Abhaya according Anula Anuradhapura Arahants Asoka Atthakatha bhikkhunis bhikkhus Bodhi-tree Brahman brother Buddha Buddhadatta Buddhist built called century cetiya Ceylon Chapter Colombo consecrated Council Damila death Devanampiya-Tissa Dhamma Dipavamsa Dutthagamani dynasty earth edicts Elara elephant established Extended Mahavamsa Faith foil Gamani Geiger renders Geiger translates gods hundred Ibid island Kalasoka Kandula king king's ksatriya Lambakannas literary literature Lohapasada lord Mahagama Mahasena Mahavamsa Mahavihara Mahinda Malalasekera meaning Mendis mentioned ministers Moggaliputta-Tissa monastery monks Mutasiva Naga Nicholas Pali Chronicles Pandukabhaya Paranavitana Pataliputra pious prince records reference reign relics religious Rhys Davids rock inscription Rohana royal samanera Sangha Sanghamitta says scholars Sinhala Sinhalese South India Sri Lanka thera Thera Mahinda thousand throne thupa Thuparama Tika explains tion Tissa took TTka Tumour UCHC Uttiya Vamsatthappakasini Vasabha verse vihara Vijaya warriors word Yakkhas yojana