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  • Anāgatavamsa

A poem on the story of Metteyya, the future Buddha, by an elder named Kassapa (Gv.61), an inhabitant of the Cola country (Svd.v.1204).

The poem is probably based on an older work (P.L.C.,160f).

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.


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