Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Nārāyana.– The name of a god (Visnu). e.g., Cv.xlvii.25.
2. Nārāyana.– A general of Parakkamabāhu I, in charge of Anurādhapura. He rose in rebellion against the king and was slain in battle. Cv.lxxii.65.
3. Nārāyana.– A Damiḷa chief, one of the three Vīrapparāyaras. He was an ally of Laṅkāpura, general of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvii.6.