Bhante Anandajoti: The Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

The Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

An illustrated and annotated talk given at the June Full Moon describing the background to the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Arahats Mahinda and Sanghamitta.

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Further Translations from the Extended Mahāvaṁsa

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A greatly expanded edition of translations from the Extended Mahavamsa, dealing with the life of King Asoka and the Missions which were sent out under his auspices.

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Bhante Anandajoti: 3. Asoka and the Missions

Asoka-and-the-Missions

A video illustrating the growth of the Magadhan Empire and the Missions sent out by King Asoka with special reference to Sri Lanka.

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The Asokan Missions from the Extended Mahavamsa

Asokan-Missions

The first translation of the Extended Mahāvaṁsa chapters XII-XIV, which describe the missions sent out during King Asoka’s time to bring the Dhamma to the outlying districts and countries.

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