Daily Archive: June 22, 2018


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 Mahanama, the Father of Sri Lankan history, makes it clear that...