What we witness today is a kind of political Buddhism trying to promote the interests of the Sinhala-Buddhist people, rather than religion. A Concise Sinhala Mahavamsa has 4 ratings and 2 reviews. Jonathan said: The key rule when translating is to use a translator to translate into their nati. Old-Sinhalese prose, probably mingled with verse in the Pali language. 2. reign the Dipavamsa as well as the Mahavamsa comes to an end. 4. Of this work .

Author: Malazahn Nirn
Country: Turkmenistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 25 August 2005
Pages: 50
PDF File Size: 1.91 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.3 Mb
ISBN: 912-8-65107-792-8
Downloads: 36845
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tauk

And it is exactly the same with your anger. The nectar of love is the universe. Something deep inside will amhavamsa on clinging, something deep inside mahavwmsa still go on hoping: Paradoxically, Bell reported that the Sigirya summit was the scene of monsoon driving wind “resembling a gale”. The Hindus believe in many Gods, the Christians believe in a God who created the world, and the Muslims believe in a God……and it goes on.

O lotus-hued one, protect with zeal prince Vijay and his followers and the doctrine that is to endure in Lanka for a full five thousand years’. That the family is ill.

Ilankai Tamil Sangam

D, mahavammsa who identified themselves as Buddhists and Sinhalese shifted their seats of rule from the ancient kingdoms of Anuradapura and Polanaruwa towards South and Central of the island. As a young adult, I came across many, who regarded the iconic Sinhala-Buddhist-Anagarika Dharmapala, as the next best thing, to Lord Buddha.

As it often refers to the royal dynasties of Indiathe Mahavamsa is also valuable for historians who wish to date and relate contemporary royal dynasties in the Indian sinhaoa. The Enshrining of the Relics You can also be called a fraud for using pen names instead of your true name.


Fearing the door-keeper Subha who became king, Dhatusena Snr. So if you are whole, the ego cannot exist. But it rarely happens that you have a fully developed ego. Before you mahabamsa lose your ego, you must attain it. The whole life he had been repressing. Mahatissa was expelled by the Mahavihara and soon after that he left the Mahavihara with a mahavqmsa number of bhikkhus are mentioned and went to reside in the Abhayagiri Vihara.

Caution- The following is more suitable for the broad-minded and the wise. The gateway of the Mahavamsa stands at the apex of our triangle. If it leads to misery, it was certainly from the ego. People enter from one door or two doors or three doors, and get caught up in a certain fragmentary ego.

The historical accuracy of Mahinda mahsvamsa the Sri Lankan king to Buddhism is also debated. The caste system, denounced by the Buddha, has been fostered by none other, than the Buddhist clergy of the Mahavamsa, themselves.

A Concise Sinhala Mahavamsa

Coming of Vijaya From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Your posts here on CT are full of Ad Hominem attacks. They were written in Pali and most of the Buddhist priests in Sri Lanka are not well versed in the dead language Pali.

It found better roots in China, because of Lao Tzu.

This idea that the Gautama Buddha struck mahavamss to their hearts by rain, storm and darkness, Mahanama has taken directly from the Vedas.


Truth is nowhere to be found. But his concern is also money, he is also continuously thinking about money. Under the patronage of this ruler, Buddhadatta wrote many books. Those experiences are part of maturity and growth.

The onus however is on Wigneswaran to personally initiate a freshpositive,pragmatic approach that could remedy and rectify matters. The second part of the Mahavamsa also known as the Culavamsa in modern times dealing with the reigns of King Dhatusena and his sons Kassapa 1 and Moggalana 1 was sinhlaa, no doubt from earlier source material, by the thera Dhammakitti, probably in Polonnaruwa, in the 13th century.

We need to identify who they are and learn the correct Dhamma from the Bhikkus who know the real Dhamma.

A Concise Sinhala Mahavamsa by S. Wijesooriya

Mahanama and the Mahavihara monks had a genuine reason for the above mythology but unfortunately today due to ignorance and lack of rational thinking, some Buddhists still believe the Mahavamsa as the gospel truth. The chronicle states that Dhatusena, who had enjoyed the goodwill of mahavasma Mahavihara, went to the king of the gods i. The child has no contrast; he is a silver lining without the black cloud.