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Re-examination of the interpretations given by Senarat Paranavitana to several literary terms occurring in certain lithic records

 

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Prof. Senerath Paranavitana

Senarat Paranavitana was the most competent epigraphist we have ever had and he has deciphered hundreds of lithic records as well as 685 Sigiri graffiti; he was well versed in his mother tongue as well as in English and in two other oriental languages, Sanskrit and Pali. Yet as he was not omniscient he could make mistakes. With apologies and due respect to his vas knowledge we intend to re-examine a few terms which are refered to in our epigraphic records that he has misinterpreted. Continue reading Re-examination of the interpretations given by Senarat Paranavitana to several literary terms occurring in certain lithic records