Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A monastery to the north of Mahāgāma in South Sri Lanka, built by King Vasabha, who also bestowed on it one thousand karīsa of land in the village of Heḷigāma (Mhv.xxxv.83; MT.652).
In Vohāratissa’s time the Thera Mahātissa lived there (Mhv.xxxvi.30). King Vasabha also built an uposatha hall for the vihāra (Mhv.xxxvi.37).
See also Mahādevarattakurava.