King of Ceylon (1739-47 A.C.). He was Narinda-sīhā's brother in law and succeeded him. His wives came from Madhurā and be reigned in Sirivaddhanapura. He had great regard for Saranankara Sāmanera (q.v.), and invited him to write a commentary on the Catu-Bhānavāra. He held a great festival in honour of the Tooth Relic, erected images in Alokalena, and with the help of the Olandā (Dutch), he sent an embassy to Siam (Sāminda) to fetch monks from Ayojjhā, but died before they arrived. Cv.xcviii.2ff.

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