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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.

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