Translation of Dipavamsa in English. Translate Dipavamsa in English online and download now our free translator to use any time at no charge. As the title indicates, the Dipavamsa contains the history of the island. The preamble to the chronicle, (as translated into English by B. C. Law) reads: “Listen to. , English, Book edition: The Dipavamsa: an ancient Buddhist historical record / edited and Text in Pali (Roman) ; translation and introduction in English.

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The Dipavamsa refers to three visits to the Island by the Buddhathe places being: On the Chronicles of Ceylon. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

Crisis of the Sixteenth Century Wijayaba Kollaya. The preamble begins with “Listen!

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I shall relate the chronicle of the Buddha’s visits to the island, the arrival of the Tooth Relic and the Bodhi tree, the advent of the Buddha’s doctrine, the rise of the teachers, the spread of Buddhism in the island and the coming of Vijaya the Chief of Men”. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control.


Together with the Mahavamsait is the source of many accounts of ancient history of Sri Lanka and India. The work has been translated into English by B. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Kelaniya, Dighavapi, the place where the Bo-sapling was later planted within the Maha Mewna-uyana Park of Anuradhapura.

I have tried, therefore, as far as possible, to reproduce what I saw in the printed edition, following Oldenburg when he says in his Introduction: But the king caused him and his seven hundred followers to leave the kingdom, and they landed in Sri Lanka, at a place called Tamba-panni, on the exact day when the Buddha passed into Maha Parinibbana.

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Because this eipavamsa is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world’s literature. Buddhist Publication Society of Sri Lanka. The Dipavamsa gives a fuller account of the arrival of Theri Sangamitta daughter to Asokabut the epic story of Dutugamunu is treated only briefly, in ten Pali stanzas, while the Mahavamsa devoted ten chapters to it.

Due to the greater attention given englih the djpavamsa of Sri Lanka in the Dipavamsa, as well as the description of Sangamitta as being particularly proficient at history, Hugh Nevill suggested that the Dipavamsa might have originated with the nuns community at one or more of the Viharas, rather egnlish being composed by monks.


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