The Buddhist chronicle dealing with the lineage of the Lord Buddha and the Sinhalese kings of Ceylon. Racism in Sri Lanka traces its roots to the days of Mahanama, the Buddhist prelate who compiled the Mahavamsa.
-Mahavamsa that Vijaya, Sinhala King, was born after a sexed up woman and a lion made out. Sinhalese actually believe this.
-One of the main reason for the ongoing civil war