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1. Jotiya.See Jotika.

2. Jotiya. A king of seventy-three kappas ago, a previous birth of Mañjaripūjaka. Ap.i.228.

3. Jotiya. A Nigantha, for whom Pandukābhaya built a house to the east of the Nīcasusāna at Anurādhapura (Mhv.X.97). The Mahāvamsa Tīkā (p.296) calls him a Nagaravaddhakī. The Abhayagiri-vihāra was later erected on the spot occupied by Jotiya's residence. MT.620.


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