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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kanittha:King of Ceylon (227-245 A.D.).He was the younger brother of Bhātika-Tissa.He built the Ratanapāsāda at Abhayagiri for Mahānāga of Bhūtārama,and he also built at Abhayagiri a wall,a great parivena,and the Manisoma-vihāra.He built a cetiya at Ambatthala,restored the temple at Nāgadipa,and made the Kukkutagiri cells.Among his other works were fourteen pāsādas at the Mahāvihāra,a road to the Dakkhina-vihāra,the Bhūtārāma-vihāra,the Rāmagonaka,the Nandatissa monastery,the Anulatissapabbata-vihāra,the Niyelatissārāma,the Pīlapitthi-vihāra,and the Rājamahā-vihāra.

He had two sons,Khujjanāga and Kuñcanāga (q.v.).Mhv.xxxvi.6ff

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