A monastery in Ceylon, built by Jetthatissa and given to the monks of the "five settlements." The stone image set up by Devānampiyatissa in the Thūpārāma was transferred to this vihāra by Jetthatissa (Mhv.xxxvi.127, 129). Mahāsena had it brought from there to the Abhayagiri vihāra (Ibid.,xxxvii.14). Near the monastery was the mountain, Pācīna tissapabbata, where an engagement took place between Kassapa, son of Upatissa III., and Silākāla (Cv.xli.14). Later, at the same spot, took place the decisive battle between Sanghatissa and Moggallāna III. Ibid.,xliv.14ff.

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