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" ... the two being fifteen yojanas apart. Over the footprint at the north of the city the king built a large tope, 400 cubits high, grandly adorned with gold and silver, and finished with a combination of all the precious substances. "
Ancient Ceylon: An Account of the Aborigines and of Part of the Early ... - Page 299
by Henry Parker - 1909 - 695 pages
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A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

Faxian - Asia - 1886 - 236 pages
...being fifteen yojanas apart. Over the footprint at the north of the city the king built a large tope, 400 cubits high, grandly adorned with gold and silver,...he further built a monastery, called the Abhayagiri 3, where there are (now) five thousand monks. There is in it a hall of Buddha, adorned with carved...
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Buddhism, Primitive and Present in Magadha and in Ceylon

Reginald Stephen Copleston - Bihar (India) - 1892 - 552 pages
...glory ; that of the Abhayagiri impressed him most ; and he says it was four hundred cubits high, and grandly adorned with gold and silver, and finished with a combination of all the precious substances.1 In the monastery adjoining it there were five thousand monks. His admiration was greatly...
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Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its ...

John Ferguson - Agriculture - 1893 - 558 pages
...Maha-vihara ; and the same weakness doubtless affects the height of the Abhayagiri dagaba. " 400 cubits grandly adorned with gold and silver, and finished...with a combination of all the precious substances." Next we come. in Chapter XXIV.. to Buddhaghosha (" the second founder of Buddhism in Ceylon") and his...
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Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its ...

John Ferguson - Agriculture - 1893 - 536 pages
...Maha-vihara : and the same weakness doubtless affects the height of the Abhayagiri dagaba, "400 cubits grandly adorned with gold and silver, and finished...with a combination of all the precious substances." Next we come, in Chapter XXIV., to Buddhaghosha (" the second founder of Buddhism in Ceylon") and his...
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The Ratana Pāsāda, the Western Monasteries of Anuradhapura, Excavations in ...

A. M. Hocart - Buddhist monasteries - 1996 - 344 pages
...apart. Over the footprint to the north of the city the king built a large tope 400 cubits high, .... By the side of the tope he further built a monastery, called the Abhayagiri, where there are now 5,000 monks." Further the Abhayagiri Dagaba is frequently mentioned in inscriptions and in the...
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A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

James Legge, Faxian - Religion - 2005 - 192 pages
...being fifteen yojanas apart. Over the footprint at the north of the city the king built a large tope, 400 cubits high, grandly adorned with gold and silver,...monastery, called the Abhayagiri *, where there are (now) five thousand monks. There is in it a hall of Buddha, adorned with carved and inlaid work of...
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