Printed Translation of the Saccavibhaṅga Sutta

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This is an offprint of Gogerly's translation of the Saccavibhaṅga sutta. Translated from Sinhalese as early as 1837 in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). The translation is presented on 3 long paper sheets, and includes many handwritted corrections and notes. The first publication of this work took place in 1840 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Later reprinted in 1908, in London. The Saccavibhaṅga sutta belongs to the Mahā Pirit Pota ('The Great Book of Protection'), which is a Theravāda Buddhist text of rituals to be performed on particular occasions in Sri Lanka for spiritual and physical protection. 44cmX14cm.