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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Mātuvihāra:1.Mātuvihāra. A vihāra built by King Saddhātissa.Mhv.xxxiii.9.

2.Mātuvihāra.A vihāra built by the mother of Gajabāhukagāmanī,on the spot where,in a thicket of flowering kadambas,she had met an ascetic rising from a trance of seven days and had given him food which she was taking to her father the brick worker.As a result of this gift she became the queen of Vankanāsikatissa.Later she bought the piece of land for one thousand and built there the vihāra.Gajabāhukagāmanī built a stone thūpa connected with it and gave lands to the monks of the vihāra (Mhv.xxxiii.104ff.,115ff).The full name of this vihāra seems to have been Rājamātuvihāra (q.v.).MT.656.

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