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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Nandhimitta:One of the chief warriors of Dutthagāmani.He was the nephew of Mitta,one of Elāra’s generals.His genitals were hidden in his body,and he had the strength of ten elephants.When he was a baby,he was wont to wander about,and so was tied to a mill atone by a strap (nandhi),but he dragged the stone after him.In Anurādhapura he slew the Damilas who desecrated the temples,but later he joined the Singhalese soldiers in Rohana and fought in Dutthagāmanī’s campaigns.Mhv.xxiii.2ff.; xxv.21ff.; MA.ii.688; DA.i.90.

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