An officer of Parakkamabāhu I., mentioned in the account of his campaigns. He fought against Gokanna at Nīlagala. Later, he was in charge of the successful campaign in ālisāra, and then was stationed in Ambavana, where the king confided to him his plan to attack Pulatthinagara. In recognition of his services, Parakkamabāhu conferred on him the rank of Adhikāri (Cv.lxx. 83, 162, 170, 191, 278). The last mention made of him (Cv.lxxii.10) is of his being appointed to guard the ford at Samīrukkha and crushing there the army of Gajabāhu.

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