Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A South Indian clan. Their ruler is described in the Chronicles simply as the Vallabhā. Mānavamma once joined Narasīha against the Vallabhā king and defeated him (Cv.xlvii.15 ﬀ).
On another occasion, the Vallabhā king sent a force to subdue Nāgadīpa in the reign of Mahinda IV. The latter sent an army under the general Sena, defeated the Vallabhā and made a friendly treaty with them. Cv.liv.12 ﬀ.