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  • Cetiyā

A Yakkhinī who lived in the Dhūmarakkha mountain near Tumbariyangana.

Pandukābhaya, hearing of her, tried to capture her, but succeeded only after a very long and strenuous chase, in which she assumed the form of a mare. He rode her into battle, where she helped him in various ways (Mhv.X.53ff).

The Mahāvamsa-Tīkā (p.289) says she was the wife of the Yakkha Jutindhara, who fell in the battle of Sirīsavatthu.


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