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" I am desirous of translating the Atthakatha ; give me access to all your books.' The priesthood, for the purpose of testing his qualifications, gave only two gathas, saying, ' Hence prove thy qualification ; having satisfied ourselves on this point, we... "
The Maháwanṣo in Roman Characters: With the Translation Subjoined; and an ... - Page 240
by Mahānāma - 1837 - 292 pages
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The Mahávan̥sa, Part II.: Containing Chapters XXXIX. to C

Dhammakitti - 1909 - 574 pages
...reverential respect to the priesthood, he thus petitioned : " I am desirous of translating the Atthakatha ; give me access to all your books." The priesthood,...then let thee have all our books." From these (taking two gatha for his text), and consulting the Pitakattaya together with the Atthakatha, and condensing...
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The Pāli Literature of Ceylon

Gunapala Piyasena Malalasekera - Buddha (The concept) - 1928 - 360 pages
...The monks, to test his qualifications, gave only two stanzas, saying : ' Hence prove thy ability ; having satisfied ourselves on this point, we will then let thee have all our books.' From these stanzas, and consulting the Pitaka-ttaya together with the Atthakathd, and condensing them, he composed...
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The Sidath Sangarawa: A Grammar of the Sinhalese Language Trasnlated Into ...

James De Alwis - Sinhalese language - 1852 - 316 pages
...purpose of testing his qualifications, gave only two gatha, saying 'Hence prove thy qualifications; having satisfied ourselves on this point, we will...abridged form, he composed the commentary called the ' Wihiuddsmaggan.' " Thereupon the priesthood, rejoicing, again and again fervently shouted forth,...
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Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 23, Part 2

Asia - 1854 - 590 pages
...Mahavibaro at Anuradhápuro " for the purpose of testing his qualifications, gave him only two GA'TH A'S, saying ; hence prove thy qualification ; having satisfied ourselves on this point, we nil! then let thee have all the books." Ante Vol. VI. p. 508. PROCEEDINGS ASIATIC SOCIETY OE BENGAL,...
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