State of Buddhism In Ceylon Sri Lanka As Depected In the Pali Chronicles

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State Of Buddhism In Ceylon (sri Lanka) as Depected In the Pali Chronicles By Dr Sandhya Bhattacharya

This book is an attempt to trace the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka as depicted in the Pali language chronicles which date from the 4th century BC onward. Describes about Vamsa Literature, short history of the Pali chronicles, royal patronage of buddhism, monastic life in Ceylon, Buddhist festivals and ceremonies in Ceylon.