also known as Nissanka Malla, König of Ceylon (1187-1196 A.C.). He was uparāja of Vijayabāhu II., und became König after the murder of Mahinda VI. Among his acts of piety were the building of a stone temple for the Tooth Relic at Pulatthipura und the embellishment of the famous rock-temple at Jambukola-vihāra. His son was Virabāhu. For other details see Cv.lxxx.30ff; also Cv.Trs.ii.127, n.1 und 2.