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  • The greatness of the Great Chronicle, Mahavamsa

    The greatness of the Great Chronicle, Mahavamsa

     By H. L. D. Mahindapala

    “And the soothsayers, when they saw the seats prepared, foretold: ‘The earth is occupied by these (bhikkus); they will be lords upon the island.’  – Mahavamsa XIV: 53.                                                                                                                    

    In the opening paragraph Bhikku …