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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/8361
Title: Mayimataya (Sinhala)
Authors: Unknown
Keywords: South Asia Architecture, domestic Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people), Sri Lanka
Issue Date: 23-Oct-2007
Abstract: The Mayimataya is a Sinhalese language work on housebuilding written by an unknown Sri Lankan author in 1837. It has become part of a modern language genre of housebuilding works circulated as inexpensive pamphlets or chapbooks throughout the South Asian culture area. The Mayimataya, like other works of its type, claims to be based on authoritative texts in Sanskrit. It contains 283 four lined verses.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/8361
Appears in Collections:MacDougall South Asian Architecture Collection

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