Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Evidently another name for Mahānāma, king of Sri Lanka, who was Buddhaghosa’s patron.
Buddhaghosa says, in the colophon to several of his works (e.g., DhA.iv.235), that he composed them in the monastery erected for him by the monarch Sirikuḍḍa (Sirikūṭa).