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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Candamukha:The Majjhima Commentary contains a reference to a king of Ceylon bearing this name.He visited the Chief Elder of the Mahāvihāra when all the other monks were away,in order to test him.The Elder had very weak eyes,but when the king touched his feet as would a snake,he remained unafraid and asked who was there.The story is related to show that arahants know no fear.MA.ii.869.
Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Candamukha:Son of Ilanāga and king of Ceylon (103-112 A.C.) for eight years and seven months.His wife was Damilādevī.He was killed by his younger brother Yasalālaka-Tissa.

Siva built a tank near Manikāragāma which he gave to the Issarasamanārāma (Dpv.xxi.44; Mhv.xxxv.46).When Ilanāga was taken captive by the Lambakannas,his queen sent the little Canda-mukhasiva to the state elephant to be killed by him,but the elephant picked him up and brought about Ilanāga’s release.Ibid.,vs.20ff
Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Candamukha:One of the descendants of Okkāka.Dpv.iii.42; Mhv.ii.13.
Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Candamukha:A cave in Dhūmarakkhapabbata.Maliyamahādeva Thera once lived there.Ras.ii.126.

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