Scope and Contents
A palm-leaf manuscript from Sri Lanka containing a description of the virtues of the Omniscient One (Buddha). It is comprised of a collection of writings on various topics that were of interest to the devotee. This is a nineteenth-century copy of the original work.
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
The name of the author is not known, but the work is generally taken to be that of a bhikkhu of the school of Valivita Saranankara, which is supported by the style of the piece. This copy was made Siri Ratanatissa.
.01 cubic metre(s) (1 archive box) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. I.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found in the R.C.S. Librarian's office, February 1989.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
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