1. Manimekhalā. A goddess who presided over the ocean where she was placed by the Cātummahārājikā to protect virtuous people who might suffer shipwreck. J.iv.17; vi.35.
2. Manimekhalā. A dam erected by Aggabodhi I. across the Mahāvālukagangā (Cv.xlii.34). It was restored by Sena II. Cv.li.72.
3. Manimekhalā. A district in Ceylon, founded by the general Sankha during the time that the usurper Māgha ruled at Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxxi.7.