Asian Educational Services, 1981 - Art - 695 pages
An account of the aborigines and of part of the early civilization in Sri Lanka.
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THE ANCIENT VAEDDAS
THE MODERN VAEDDAS
THE MODERN VAEDDAS SOCIAL DIVISIONS
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according ancient Anurādhapura appears believe belong bricks built called carried cave central century B.C. Ceylon chiefs close coins construction cross dāgaba deity demons described district early evidently face fact feet five follows Forest four give given Gods half hand head hill holding holes inches India indicate inscription island Kandian kind king known later length lived lower means mentioned miles never northern offering original passed perhaps period person pieces played player position possibly present probably protection prove Province reference regarding represented reservoir rice river rock round seen seven shape shows side similar Sinhalese sluice southern square stone symbol Tamil tank temple termed thick third Tissa tree turned usual Vaeddas village Wanniyas weight wide wihāra Yakā