Voices from Ancient Sri Lanka
Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Information, Sri Lanka, 1990 - Sri Lanka - 190 pages
Fictionalized speeches of kings and national heroes of Sri Lanka, 5th century B.C.-4th century A.D.; drawn from the Mahāvaṃśa and Dīpavaṃśa, Buddhist canonical texts.
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King Uttiyas Funeral Oration at the Cremation of the Mahathera
King KakavannaTissas Explanation of the Order to Commit
King Dutthagamanis Funeral Oration at the Cremation of King
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Abhaya Abhayagiri Abhayagiri monastery Aloka Vihara ancient Anuradhapura army Aryan Asoka the Righteous bhikkhunis bhikkhus Bodhi Tree Brahman brother Buddha Buddhist Canon Buddhist Faith capital century ceremonies Cetiyapabbata Chief Thera chronicles Cola commentaries convinced court cultural Damila death Devanampiyatissa Dutthagamani dynasty Elara Emperor Asoka ensure epic established father foreign Gajabahu Gothabhaya human impressive irrigation island Jambudipa Kamma King Elara King Tissa king's kingdom Lambakannas literary ln fact lndia Lohapasada Mahasangha Mahasena Mahathera Mahathera Mahinda Mahavamsa Mahavihara mainland Majesty Majesty's Mauryan Empire Meghavannabhaya military ministers monarch monastery monastic monks mother Naga nation palace Pali peace political Prince Gamani Prince Mahasena Queen Anula recorded reign relics religious Rohana royal ruler sacred Sangha scholars shrines Sinhala Siva speech spiritual Sri Lanka sub-king teacher Thera Sanghamitta throne Thupa Thuparama Tissa told tradition Tripitaka uncle uposatha Vasabha Vatuka venerable theras village water resources yojanas