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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sonagiri:A mountain district in Ceylon.King Mahācūli Mahātissa once worked in a sugar mill there for three years in order to earn money wherewith to give alms (Mhv.xxxiv.4).Near Sonnagiri was the Pipphalī-vihāra (VibhA.439).

According to the Mahāvamsatīkā (MT.624; see also Mhv.Trs.238,n.1),Sonnagiri was part of the Ambatthakola-range.

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