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Aggabodhi

1. Aggabodhi.– Son of Bhayasīva, of the Moriyā clan. He became the viceroy of Mahānāga. Cv.xli.70, 93.

2. Aggabodhi I.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 568‑601), Mahānāga’s nephew. For an account of his reign see Cv.xlii.1‑39. He is sometimes identified with Bhayasīva’s son. See Geiger, Cv., trans.i.64, n.1.

3. Aggabodhi II.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 601‑11). Nephew of Aggabodhi I. Also called Khuddaggabodhi or Khuddarāja. Cv.xlii.38 f.

4. Aggabodhi III.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 628 and 641), son of Silāmegha-vanna; also called Sirisaṅghabodhi. He had to flee from the throne several times. Cv.xliv.83‑144.

5. Aggabodhi.– Cousin of Dāthopatissa II. (A.D. 650‑58), under whom he was Yuvarāja, ruling Dakkhiṇadesa. Cv.xlv.23.

6. Aggabodhi.– Son of Mahātissa, claiming descent from Okkāka and Saṅghasivā. He was independent ruler of Rohaṇa. Cv.xlv.38‑48.

7. Aggabodhi IV.– King of Sri Lanka; also called Sirisanghabodhi; he reigned between A.D. 626 and 641 and died of an incurable disease. Cv.xlvi.1‑38.

8. Aggabodhi V.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 711‑17), probably the eldest son of Mānavamma. Cv.xlviii.1 and lvii.25; see Geiger, Cv. trans. i.108 n. and 195, n.2.

9. Aggabodhi VI.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 727‑66), son of Kassapa, brother of Mahinda I, and, at one time, ruler of Pācīnadesa (Cv.xlviii.32). He became king under the name Silāmegha. Cv.vv.42, 60, 61, 76, 90; see Geiger, Cv. trans. i.114, n.2.

10. Aggabodhi VII.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 766‑72), son of Mahinda I. He was first ruler of Dakkhiṇadesa and, later, joint king with Aggabodhi VI. He married Saṅghā, daughter of the latter, and became king on his death. Cv.xlviii.39, 60, 61, 68, 80.

11. Aggabodhi.– Maternal cousin of Saṅghā, wife of Aggabodhi VII. When Saṅghā, estranged from her husband, joined the nuns at her father’s suggestion, he ran away with her, but was later caught, and the family became reconciled. Cvxlviii.50, 60‑1.

12. Aggabodhi VIII.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 801‑12), probably brother of Mahinda III. Cv.xlix.43‑64; see also Cv. trans. i.126 n.

13. Aggabodhi IX.– King of Sri Lanka (A.D. 828‑31), son of Dappula II. Cv.xlix.83‑92.

14. Aggabodhi.– A minister of Sena III, and ruler of Malaya. He built the Nāgasāla-pariveṇa. Cv.liii.36.

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