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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sahassatittha:A ford in the Mahāvāluka gangā,to the south of Pulatthipura.Vijayabāhu IV.,at the instigation of his father,Parakkamabāhu II.,arranged that the whole community of monks in Ceylon should assemble there and perform the ceremony of admitting new members into the Order (Cv.lxxxvii.71; for identification see Cv.Trs.ii.182,n.4).In this he was assisted by his brother,Vīrabāhu,and the Chronicles (E.g.,Cv.lxxxix.47ff) give great details of the preparations for the ceremony,which lasted for a fortnight.At the conclusion,Vijayabāhu conferred various ranks on the most eminent monks.

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