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Kittinissaṅka

Also known as Nissaṅka Malla, king of Sri Lanka (1187‑1196 A.C.). He was uparāja of Vijayabāhu II, and became king after the murder of Mahinda VI. Among his acts of piety were the building of a stone temple for the Tooth Relic at Pulatthipura and the embellishment of the famous rock-temple at Jambukola-vihāra. His son was Virabāhu. For other details see Cv.lxxx.30 ff; also Cv.Trs.ii.127, n.1 and 2.

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