Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Son of Saddhā Tissa and younger brother of Lañjakatissa. He was king of Sri Lanka (50‑43 B.C.).
Among his religious works was the construction of the Kurundavāsoka-vihāra.
He was killed by the general Mahārattaka. Khallātanāga’s wife was Anulā, and his son was Mahācūlika. Mhv.xxxiii.29 ﬀ; Dpv.xx.12 f.