History of Theravada Buddhism in South-East Asia

Author: Kanai Lal Hazra
Subtitle: With Special Reference to India and Ceylon
No of Pages: 242
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 1982
File Size: 9 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (www.ahandfulofleaves.org/library).
Blurb: Traces the history of royal patronage of Theravada Buddhism from Sri Lanka to Burma, Siam, Cambodia and Laos. During the Buddha’s lifetime, royal patronage was important in the transmission of Buddhism and its survival. This book provides insights into the continuation of this in various countries.
Notes: Maps. Index. Bibliography.