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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Puradeva：A god，evidently the tutelary deity of Anurādhapura．
There was a shrine erected to him within the precincts of the Mahāvihāra．Near this shrine a battle took place between Dutthagāmanī and Bhalluka．Kandula considered it a lucky spot and led Dutthagāmanī’s forces up to it （Mhv．xxv．87）．
The shrine was to the north of the Mahāsusāna．MT．486．