Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A Nāga king who reigned over a kingdom by the sea in Sri Lanka. His younger sister was married to the Nāga on Vaḍḍhamāna-pabbata and her son was Cūḷodara. There was a war between uncle and nephew regarding a gem set throne, and it was to settle this dispute that the Buddha paid his second visit to Sri Lanka. Mhv.i.45 ﬀ.