Ananda W.P. Guruge

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Ananda W.P. Guruge is a retired Sri Lankan diplomat and a scholar in the field of Indology and Buddhist Studies. He is the author of over thirty books, among the most recent a complete translation of the Sinhalese chronicle, The Mahavamsa, and a biography of King Ashoka.

Buddhist publications

  • The Buddha's Encounters with Mara the Tempter: Their Representation in Literature and Art by Ananda W.P. Guruge (Buddhist Publication Society Wheel Publication No. 419; 1997; 68k/19pp.)
  • Mahavamsa, translation.