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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sīva:1.Sīva Thera.A monk of Ceylon,an eminent teacher of the Vinaya.Vin.v.3.

2.Sīva. See Mahāsīva,Cūlasīva,Tanasīva,Bhayasīva,etc.

3.Sīva.King of Ceylon (522 A.C.).He was the maternal uncle of Kumāradhātusena,whom he killed in order to seize the throne.He reigned only twenty five days,and was killed by Upatisssa.Cv.xli.1-5.

4.Sīva.-A village near Giritimbilatissa-pabbata.Ras.ii.42.

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