Dantadhatuvamsa, Dantadhātuvaṃsa, Dantadhatu-vamsa: 1 definition

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Source: archive.org: A History of Pali Literature, vol 2

Dantadhātuvaṃsa is another name for Dāṭhāvaṃsa: an account of the tooth-relic of the Buddha which is said to have been brought to Ceylon by Dantakumāra, prince of Kaliṅga, from Dantapura, the captical of Kaliṅga. The work was written by Mahāthera Dhammakitti of the city of Pulatti in the Buddha era 845 during the reign of King Kittisirimeghavaṇṇa of Ceylon. He was a disciple of Sāriputta. It consists of five chapters.

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