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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Bodhigutta:Brother of Vedisadevī.

He belonged to the Sākiyan clan,and with Sumitta was leader of the retinue sent by Asoka to escort the branch of the Bodhi tree to Anurādhapura.

At the conclusion of the planting of the tree,Bodhigutta was taken by the king to Morapāsāda and there invested with the rank ofLankājayamahālekhaka amid great pomp and ceremony.He was given a house near the Bodhi tree.

Later he married Sunandā,sister of Bodhiguttā,and had two children - Mahinda and Vidhurinda.Mbv.154 f.,163 f.,169.

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