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  • Candabhānu

A king of Jāvā. He invaded Ceylon in the eleventh year of the reign of Parakkamabāhu II. but was defeated in battle by Virabāhu (Cv.lxxiii.36ff). In the reign of Vijayabāhu IV. he appeared once again with a large army and, landing at Mahātittha, marched against the king's fortress at Subhagiri, demanding the Tooth Relic, the Bowl Relic and the kingdom. But he was again defeated by the Sinhalese forces under Vijayabāhu and Virabāhu. Ibid., lxxxviii.69-83. For his later history see JA.xliii.


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