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" The bricklayer, filling a golden dish with water, and taking some water in the palm of his hand, dashed it against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule, 'in the form of a coral bead, rose to the surface ; and he said, " I will construct it in this... "
Ancient Ceylon: An Account of the Aborigines and of Part of the Early ... - Page 284
by Henry Parker - 1909 - 695 pages
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The Maháwanso in Roman Characters: With the Translation Subjoined and an ...

Mahānāma, George Turnour - Buddhism - 1837 - 446 pages
...dost thou propose to construct the chétiyoî" At that instant Wissakammo (invisibly) came to his aid. The bricklayer filling a golden dish with water, and taking some water in the palm of his band, dashed it against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule, in the form of a coral bead, rose...
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The Maháwanṣo in Roman Characters: With the Translation Subjoined ..., Volume 1

Mahānāma - Pali literature - 1837 - 460 pages
...dost tbou propose to construct the chetiyof" At that instant Wissakammo (invisibly) came to his aid. The bricklayer filling a golden dish with water, and taking some water in the palm of bis hand, dashed it against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule, in the form of a coral bead,...
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The Indian Craftsman

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy - Artisans - 1909 - 166 pages
...proposed to build the monument required, it is stated that " at that instant Visvakarma inspired him. The bricklayer, filling a golden dish with water,...and he said, ' I will construct it in this form.' " It is added that the delighted raja bestowed upon him a suit of clothes The subject, however, belongs...
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The Indian Craftsman

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy - Artisans - 1909 - 160 pages
...proposed to build the monument required, it is stated that " at that instant Visvakarma inspired him. The bricklayer, filling a golden dish with water,...and he said, ' I will construct it in this form.' " It is added that the delighted raja bestowed upon him a suit of clothes The subject, however, belongs...
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The Mahávan̥sa, Part II.: Containing Chapters XXXIX. to C

Dhammakitti - 1909 - 574 pages
...dost thou propose to construct the cetiya ? " At that instant Vissakamma ^(invisibly) came to hie aid. The bricklayer, filling a golden dish with water,...against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule, 5in the form of a coral bead, rose to the surface ; and he said, " I will construct it in this form."...
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The Lost Cities of Ceylon

Geraldine Edith Mitton - Extinct cities - 1917 - 318 pages
...bricklayer what he suggested. " The bricklayer, filh'ng a golden dish with water, and taking some water on the palm of his hand, dashed it against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule in the form of a coral bead rose to the surface, and he said, ' I will construct it in this form.'...
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The Lost Cities of Ceylon

Geraldine Edith Mitton - Ectinct cities - 1917 - 320 pages
...the shape of the great stupa was under discussion, the king asked the bricklayer what he suggested. " The bricklayer, filling a golden dish with water, and taking some water on the palm of his hand, dashed it against the water (in the dish) ; a great globule in the form of...
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Historical Guide to Anuradhapura's Ruins

Hubert E. Weerasooriya - Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka) - 1995 - 142 pages
...Thereupon the builder took some witter in a golden dish and dashed another handful of water onto it. A great globule like a ball of crystal rose to the surface, and he pointing it to the king informed him that he would con.siruct it in that shape. The monarch was delighted...
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