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Saddhammopayana

Hazlewood, Ann Appleby

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Saddhammopayana, a didactic poem of 629 verses, is the only known Buddhist epistle in Pali. It was written by a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka to his 'dear fellow-student Buddhasoma'. There is a tradition that the author hoped to dissuade Buddhasoma from renouncing the monkish life (PLC p.212; Saddhatissa 1965, p.32). The poem is still held in high regard in Sri Lanka: parts of it are very frequently quoted by monks in the course of their sermons (PLC p.212); and there are a great many entries...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-02-03
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11296

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