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Author: G P MalalasekeraDhammavihari.W G VīraratnaBuddhist Council of Ceylon.Ceylon. Ministry of Cultural Affairs.All authors
Publisher: [Colombo] : Govt. of Ceylon, 1961-<2007>
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopaedia of Buddhism.
[Colombo] : Govt. of Ceylon, 1961-<2004>
(OCoLC)607725372
Online version:
Encyclopaedia of Buddhism.
[Colombo] : Govt. of Ceylon, 1961-<2004>
(OCoLC)608482661
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G P Malalasekera; Dhammavihari.; W G Vīraratna; Buddhist Council of Ceylon.; Ceylon. Ministry of Cultural Affairs.; Sri Lanka. Bauddha Kaṭayutu Depārtamēntuva.
OCLC Number: 35593
Notes: Vol. 3, pt. 4; v. 4, pts. 1-2: editor-in-chief, Jotiya Dhirasekera.
Vol. 4, pts. 3-4; v. 5, pts. 1-4; v. 6, pts. <2-4>: editor-in-chief, W.G. Weeraratne.
Vol. 3, pts. 3-4; v. 4, pts. 1-4; v. 5, pts. 1-4; v. 6, pts. <2-4> published by the Govt. of Sri Lanka.
Vol. 6, pts. <2-4>; v. 7, pts. 1-2 -: published by the Dept. of Buddhist Affairs, Ministry of Buddhasāsana.
Vol. 8, pts. <1-3> : published by the Publiction Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
"The compilation of an Encyclopaedia of Buddhism in the English language was one of the several undertakings of the Laṅkā Buaddha Maṇḍalaya (Buddhist Council of Ceylon) ... in 1955 ... [It was] transferred to [the Ministry of Cultural Affairs in 1956]."
Issued in parts.
Somes vols. have supplements.
Description: volumes <1, parts 1-4; volumes 2, parts 1-4; volumes 3, parts 1-4; volumes 4, parts 1-4; volumes 5, parts 1-4; volumes 6, part 2-4; volumes 7, part 1-2 in 23; volumes 8, parts 1-3> : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm + suppl. <volumes 1>
Contents: V. 5, fasc. 1. Earth-Extra-sensory Perception --
v. 5, fasc. 2. Earth-Extra-sensory Perception --
Goli. --
v. 5, fasc. 4. Hung-i --
Japan. --
v. 6, fasc. 1. Jara-̄ Kas̄yapiȳa. --
v. 6, fasc. 2. Kasyapiya-Lobha. --
v. 6, fasc. 3. Lobha-Mahavamsa. --
v. 6, fasc. 4. Mahavamsa-Minayeff, J.P. --
v. 7, fasc. 1. Mind-Nyāyapravesa. --
v. 7, fasc. 2. Odantapuri-Petavatthu, Vimānavatthu. --
v. 8, fasc 1,2,3 : satavahana-Zhong-a-han.
Responsibility: edited by G.P. Malalasekera.

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