Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A locality, probably a monastery in Sri Lanka, the residence of an Arahant, Khuddaka Tissa (Kujjaka Tissa) (Mhv.xxxii.53; J.vi.30).
The place was five leagues from Anurādhapura and was visited by Saddhā Tissa (AA.i.384).
A Maṅgana-vihāra is mentioned among the religious buildings erected by Dhātusena (Cv.xxxviii.48). This was probably a restoration of the original.