Visuddhimagga XII-83

Apica tambapaṇṇidīpaṃ āgatadivase yathā attanā saddhiṃ āgate avasese rājā na passati, evaṃ karontena mahindattherenāpi idaṃ katameva (pārā. aṭṭha. 1.tatiyasaṅgītikathā).


Ñ(XII,83): Furthermore, this was performed by the Elder Mahinda, who so acted on the day of his arrival in Tambapaṇṇi Island that the king did not see the others who had come with him (see Mahāvaṃsa, i, p. 103).

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