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Maṇimekhalā

1. Maṇimekhalā.– A goddess who presided over the ocean where she was placed by the Cātummahārājikā to protect virtuous people who might suffer shipwreck. J.iv.17; vi.35.

2. Manimekhalā.– A dam erected by Aggabodhi I across the Mahāvāḷukagaṅgā (Cv.xlii.34). It was restored by Sena II. Cv.li.72.

3. Maṇimekhalā.– A district in Sri Lanka, founded by the general Saṅkha during the time that the usurper Māgha ruled at Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxxi.7.

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