Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Sotthisena.– King of Bārāṇasī and son of Brahmadatta. His wife was Sambulā. See the Sambulā Jātaka. He is identified with the king of Kosala (? Pasenadi). J.v.98.
2. Sotthisena.– Son of King Mahānāma and a Damiḷa queen. He succeeded Mahānāma in 431 A.C., and was killed, almost immediately after his accession, by his step-sister, Saṅghā. Cv.xxxviii.1.