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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Manihīra:1.Manihīra. A vihāra built by Mahāsena.Mhv.xxxvil.40.

2.Manihīra. A tank built by Mahāsena (Mhv.xxxvii.47).Aggabodhi built a canal leading out of it (Cv.xlii.34); so did Sena II.(Cv.li.72).Among the canals flowing into the tank was the Tilavatthuka,restored by Vijayabāhu I.(Cv.lx.53).Parakkamabāhu I.rebuilt the tank (Cv.lxxix.31),and constructed the Kālindī Canal to carry away the overflow from the south side (Cv.xlii.54).It was near this tank that Sanghatissa was taken prisoner by the followers of Moggallāna III.Cv.xliv.30.

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