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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Māyādhanu:1.Māyādhanu.The youngest brother of Bhuvanekabāhu VII.and father of Rājasīha I.He reigned over a part of Ceylon with his capital at Sītāvaka (1521 81 A.C.).His reign was marked by a series of severe and fluctuating struggles against his brother and against the Portuguese then in Colombo.He is said to have been succeeded by his son,Rājasīha.Cv.xciii.3ff.; Cv.Trs.ii.224,n.1; 225,n.3.

2.Māyādhanu.The name of a district in Ceylon,between the coast and the mountains.Its capital was Sītāvaka,founded by Parakkamabāhu IV.There was in it a village called Udakagāma.Cv.xc.100; c.213; Cv.Trs.ii.209,n.8.

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