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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kanirajānu Tissa:King of Ceylon (A.D.89-92).He slew his elder brother āmandagāmani Abhaya and occupied the throne.He once gave judgment in a lawsuit concerning the uposatha-house in the Cetiyagiri vihāra,and sixty monks who were found guilty of treason against him were captured by his orders and flung into a cave called Kanira.Hence,probably,his name.Mhv.xxxv.9ff; MT.640; Dpv.xx.38.

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