Adam's Peak; Legendary, Traditional, And Historic Notices Of The Samanala And Srî-páda, With A…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byWilliam Skeen

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1870. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Saunas Of King Kirtissm. OrR Great and Supreme Omniscient Sovereign Buddha, the Teacher of the three worlds, who is distinguished by the beauties of thirty-two most noble marks, and eighty secondary signs, and circular beams of light, and rows of glories, who is pleasing to the eyes of all beings, and who is skilful in the distribution of the noble and glorious ambrosia of his doctrines, who is well conducted, and is of a felicitous advent, having completed all the thirty preliminary courses of pdramitas, such as donations, observances and the like, during a period of four asankhyas and a hundred thousands of kalpas, vanquished the maraya with all his hosts, attained into the state of omniscient Buddhaship, and who in the eighth year ascended the centre of the firmament, and came here by emitting forth clusters of his condensed beams of six colours, and carefully stamped the print of his glorious foot, endued with a hundred and eight auspicious marks, such as the noble sign of a circle and others, upon the summit of the Samantakuta mountain, which represents a crown of blue sapphire gems, worn upon the head of the lady of the glorious Island of Lanka, beautified with various rivers and cataracts, filled with clear water of cool springs, adorned with groves of multitudes of noble trees, loaded with flowers, and enriched with much sweet fragrance of well blossomed filaments. When our Most Iligh and Supreme Monarch Kirtissri Kajasinha, -- whose fame, glory, and majesty pervade all directions, like the moon, the jasmin flowers, and rows of white hansa birds, and are similar to the rays of the sun that dispel the darkness of the multitudes of enemies, and who represents the central gem that adorns the pearl necklace of many hundreds of kings from the prime M...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1870. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Saunas Of King Kirtissm. OrR Great and Supreme Omniscient Sovereign Buddha, the Teacher of the three worlds, who is distingu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217164641

ISBN - 13:9780217164641

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