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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Parakkasamudda:1.Parakkasamudda.A tank built by Parakkamabāhu I.,by the enlargement of the Pandavāpī.Cv.lxviii.40.

2.Pamkkamasamudda. A tank built by Parakkamabāhu I.and attached to the river system of the Kāragangā.It was,probably,in the neighbourhood of Pulatthipura and had many canals branching off:the Gambhīra,Hemavatī,Nīlavāhinī,Salalavatī,Vettavatī,Mangalagangā and Campā; and contained many sluices:Makara,Mālatīpuppha,Vettavatī,Dakkhinā,Mangala and Candī.The canal connecting it with the Kāragangā was called the ākāsagangā.Cv.lxxix.26f.,40ff.; see also Cv.Trs.ii.117,n.5.

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