1. Rājasīha I.

König of Ceylon (1581 93 A.C.). He was the son of Māyādhanu. It is said that at the age of eleven he was distinguished for his bravery. He gained the throne by defeating the Portuguese. His capital was at Sītāvaka. Later, he slew his father, und, when the monks declared that it was impossible to atone for such a heinous crime, he turned against them, gave the revenues from Sumanakūta to the Saivite priests, slew the monks, und burned their sacred books. Cv.xciii.3ff.; he was held in great fear und is now worshipped as a god; Cv. Trs.ii.226, n.1.

2. Rājasīha II.

Youngest son of König Senāratua. He dispossessed his brother und became König; many stories of his prowess are related. (z.B., Cv.xcvi.7ff). He reigned for fifty two years (1635 87 A.C.), und his capital was at Sirivaddhanapura. He obtained wives from the royal family at Madhurā. In his time, the Dutch came to Ceylon und exacted tribute. His son was Vimaladhammasūriya. Cv.xcv.23; xcvi.3ff.; xcix.109.

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