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The History of the Buddha's Relic Shrine: A Translation of the Sinhala Thūpava.MSA
Buddhist chronicles have long been had a central place in the study of Buddhism. Scholars, however, have relied almost exclusively on Pali works that were composed by elites for learned audiences, to the neglect of a large number of Buddhist histories written in local languages for popular consumption. The Sinhala Th?pavamsa, composed by Parakama Pandita in thirteenth-cent ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2006)
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