Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A village in Sri Lanka given by Aggabodhi III to the Mayettikassapāvāsa-vihāra (Cv.xliv.121). A river flowed through the village, and over the river Devappatirāja built a bridge of forty staves (Cv.lxxxvi.41). Later, Parakkamabāhu IV gave the village to Kāyasatti Thera of the Vijayabāhu pariveṇa. Cv.xc.92; see Cv.Trs.ii.209, n.2.