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An eminent monk of Ceylon. Narindasīha, attracted by his piety and learning, gave him, while yet a sāmanera, a reliquary studded with seven hundred jewels and numerous books, and also made provision for his maintenance.
He was also instrumental in persuading the king to send an embassy to King Dhammika of Siam (Sāminda) in order to obtain from there a chapter of monks for the re establishment of the upasampadā in Ceylon.