King of Sri Lanka (269‑91 A.C.). He was the son of Sirināga and his name was Tissa.
He was called “Vohārika” because of his knowledge of law and tradition; he repealed the penalty of bodily injury. He patronized Deva Thera of Kappukagāma and Mahātissa of Anurārāma.
He built the Sattapaṇṇaka-
On days when the Mahā-
He suppressed the Vetullavāda heresy with the help of his minister Kapila. He was killed by his brother, Abhayanāga. Mhv.xxxvi.27 ﬀ.