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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sūratissa:King of Ceylon (187-177 B.C.).He was the younger brother and successor of Mahāsiva.He built five hundred vihāras,including the Nagarangana,Hatthikkhandha,Gonnagirika,Pācīnapabbata,Kolambahālaka,Makulaka,Acchagallaka and Girinelavāhanaka.He died at the age of sixty,after being conquered by the Damilas Sena and Guttika.He was called Suvannapindatissa before his accession.Mhv.xxi.3ff.; Dpv.xviii.46f; see also Acchagiri.

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