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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Dīghasandana:A Commander-in-chief of Devānampiyatissa.He built a little pāsāda ”on eight pillars” for Mahinda,which became known as Dīghasandasenāpati-parivena (Mhv.xv.212f; also Cv.xxxviii.16),and is famous as the residence of Mahānāma,author of the Mahāvamsa (MT.502).According to the Mahāvamsa Tīkā (p.289),Dīghasandaka was so called because he wore a long robe (dīghasāttakam nivāsesīti Dīghasandako),and the original name of the parivena built by him was Cūlapāsāda.

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