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Author Bodhiraṅsī

Title The legend of Queen Cāma : Bodhiramsi's Cāmadevīvamsa, translation and commentary / Donald K. Swearer and Sommai Premchit
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1998


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 195 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Buddhist studies
SUNY series in Buddhist studies.
Contents List of illustrations -- Map -- Specimen page -- Dramatis personae -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I. Interpretation ; The Camadevivamsa and the chronicle tradition of Northern Thailand ; The structure of the Camadevivamsa ; The Camadevivamsa as a narrative tapestry of myth, legend, and history ; And history ; Which Camadevi? -- Part II. The Camadevivamsa ; Chapter 1. The Buddha's prophecy ; Chapter 2. Vasudeva and the founding of Migasanghanagara ; Chapter 3. The plan for building Haripunjaya ; Chapter 4. Camadevi consecrated as Queen of Haripunjaya ; Chapter 5-6. Synopsis from the Jinakalamalipakaranam ; Chapter 7. Victory over Milakkharaja ; Chapter 8. The coronation and marriage of Mahantayasa ; Chapter 9. The founding of Khelanga ; Chapter 10. Camadevi at Khelanga and the founding of Alambanganagara ; Chapter 11. Camadevi's reign at Alambanganagara, her return to Haripunjaya, and her death ; Chapter 12. Royal succession, cholera epidemic, and flight to Hamsavati ; Chapter 13. Adittaraja's reign and the battle with Lavo ; Chapter 14. Victory over Lavo ; Chapter 15. King Adittaraja and the appearance of the Buddha Relic -- Appendix rulers of Haripunjaya -- Glossary of selected pali terms -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cāma (Legendary character)
Buddhist legends -- Thailand -- History and criticism
Buddhism -- Thailand -- Lamphun (Province) -- Folklore
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Buddhist legends
Cāma (Legendary character)
Thailand -- Lamphun (Province)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Swearer, Donald K., 1934-
Sommai Premchit
ISBN 0585069433
Other Titles Cāmadevivamsa. English