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Which was the last Buddhist text produced in India?

Previous Year Paper GK Questions and Answers:vamsatthappakasini,Mahavamsa and Dipavamsa     Buddhism-Jainism-Question 6 Daily Online General Knowledge Quiz:Previous year paper gk questions with answers and explanation in English on Buddhism and Jainism. ❓6. Which one of the following was the last Buddhist text produced in India A. Divya Vandana B. Dohakosa C. Vajrachedika D. Vamsatthappakasini Show Answer Vamsatthappakasini(or Mahavamsa-Tika ) Note: Vamsatthappakasini text gives us information about the origin of the Mauryas . It is among the last Buddhist text written in India. 🔑 Key Points Mahavamsa, Dipavamsa, Kulavamsaand,  Vamsatthappakasini are Buddhist Chronicles of Ceylon which are written in Pali . Mahavamsa mentions that Ashoka’schildren Mahendra and Sanghamitra introduced and propagated Buddhism in Sri Lanka . The earliest Buddhist sourc e to mention The Chandragupta Maurya-Chanakya legend is