A poem on the story of Metteyya, the
future Buddha, by an elder named Kassapa (Gv.61), an inhabitant of the Cola
The poem is probably based on an older
A tīkā exists, written by an Upatissa,
possibly the author of the Mahābodhivamsa.
The introductory verses of the poem
state that the story was preached by the Buddha at
Sāriputta's request. For the
text see J.P.T.S.,1886, pp.32ff.