Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A monastic building in the Billaselavihāra in Hatthiselapura, erected by Bhuvanekabāhu, younger brother of Parakkamabāhu II (Cv.lxxxv.59).
Bhuvanekabāhu was cremated there, and Vijayabāhu IV erected a three-storeyed building on the spot, with a Buddha image.
He also set up a statue of Bhuvanekabāhu with all ornaments and gave a maintenance village for the vihāra. Cv.lxxxviii.54 ﬀ.