Self-destructive features of kingship as explained in the Attanagalu-vansaJune 18, 2013, 6:02 pm
The story revolving around the pious King Sri Sanghabodhi is one with which most of us are familiar. Kingship was thrust on him, when his preferred vocation was that of a recluse. During his brief reign at Anuradapura he tried his utmost to invest pristine Buddhist values into statecraft, but went into voluntary exile when faced with an insurrection rather than expose the country and the people to a bloody war. In the end, he even gave up his life to appease his ambitious companion, Gothabaya, who usurped his throne.Read More...
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