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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kuvannā:A Yakkha maiden,whom Vijaya married on his arrival in Ceylon.With her assistance he killed the Yakkhas at their feast in Sirīsivatthu.Later Vijaya discarded her in favour of a royal maiden from Madhurā,and she left,with her two children Jīvahattha and Dipellā,for Lankāpura,where she was slain as a spy.Her children fled to Malaya and their descendants became the Pulindas (Mhv.vii.9-68).

Kuvannā had as companion a slave called Sisapātī (Sīsapātikā).v.l.Kuvenī.


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