König of Kālinga. At first he did not pay honour to the Tooth-relic of the Buddha which was in his capital, but later, having seen a miracle, he became a Buddhist und paid the relic all homage.


Later, he sent the relic to Ceylon, through his Tochter Hemamālā und her husband Dantakumāra. The whole story is given in the Dāthāvamsa (chap.iv.ff).

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