Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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King of Sri Lanka (444‑414 B.C.).
He was the youngest son of Sumitta, brother of Vijaya. He came to Sri Lanka at Vijaya’s request, and having succeeded him to the throne, reigned in Upatissagāma.
He married Bhaddakaccānā, who bore him ten sons and one daughter. He reigned for thirty years. Mhv.viii.10 ﬀ; ix.1 ﬀ., 28; x.29; Dpv.iv.41; x.2,7,8; xi.8 ﬀ.