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Sirimeghavanna, also known as Kirthi Sri Meghavarna and Kithsirimevan was King of Anuradhapura
King of Anuradhapura
in the 4th century, whose reign lasted from 304 to 332. He succeeded his father Mahasena as King of Anuradhapura and was succeeded by his brother Jettha Tissa II.[1]

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1 Importance 2 In popular culture 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Importance[edit] The sacred relic of the tooth of the Buddha was brought to Sri Lanka during the reign of this king[2] who welcomed it with great respect, ushered them to his capital and enshrined it in Meghagiri Viharaya, presently known as Isurumuniya
Isurumuniya
in Anuradhapura. In order to honor the sacred tooth relic, an annual procession called dalada perahera begins from the era of this king.[1] In popular culture[edit] In the 2014 Sinhala film Siri Daladagamanaya, the role of Sirimeghavanna is played by Udara Rathnayake.[3] See also[edit]

List of Sinhalese monarchs History of Sri Lanka

References[edit]

^ a b Cunha, Goseph Gerson (2001). Memoir on the History of the Tooth-relic of Ceylon: With a Preliminary Essay on the Life and System of Gautama Buddha. New Delhi / Madras: Asian Educational Services. p. 38. ISBN 81-206-1173-X.  ^ Thomas, Edward J. (2000). The Life of Buddha As Legend And History. New Delhi: Asia Educational Services. p. 163. ISBN 81-206-0979-4.  ^ "Sri Lankan Screened Films". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

Kings & Rulers of Sri Lanka Codrington's Short History of Ceylon

Sirimeghavanna of Anuradhapura House of Lambakanna I Born: ? ? Died: ? ?

Regnal titles

Preceded by Mahasena King of Anuradhapura 304–332 Succeeded by Jettha Tissa II

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Monarchs of the Anuradhapura Kingdom

House of Vijaya (477 BC–237 BC, 215 BC–205 BC)

Pandukabhaya (437 BC–367 BC) Mutasiva (367 BC–307 BC) Devanampiya Tissa (307 BC–267 BC) Uttiya (267 BC–257 BC) Mahasiva (257 BC–247 BC) Suratissa (247 BC–237 BC) Asela (215 BC–205 BC)

Chola invaders (237 BC–215 BC, 205 BC–161 BC)

Sena and Guttika (237 BC–215 BC) Ellalan (205 BC–161 BC)

House of Vijaya (161 BC–103 BC)

Dutugamunu
Dutugamunu
(161 BC–137 BC) Saddha Tissa (137 BC–119 BC) Thulatthana (119 BC–119 BC) Lanja Tissa (119 BC–109 BC) Khallata Naga (109 BC–104 BC) Valagamba (104 BC–103 BC)

The Five Dravidians (103 BC–89 BC)

Pulahatta (103 BC–100 BC) Bahiya (100 BC–98 BC) Panya Mara (98 BC–91 BC) Pilaya Mara (91 BC–90 BC) Dathika (90 BC–88 BC)

House of Vijaya (89 BC–66 AD)

Valagamba (88 BC–77 BC) Mahakuli Mahatissa (76 BC–62 BC) Chora Naga (62 BC–50 BC) Kuda Tissa (50 BC–47 BC) Siva I (47 BC–47 BC) Vatuka (47 BC–47 BC) Darubhatika Tissa (47 BC–47 BC) Niliya (47 BC–47 BC) Anula (47 BC–42 BC) Kutakanna Tissa (42 BC–20 BC) Bhatikabhaya Abhaya (20 BC–9 AD) Mahadathika Mahanaga (9–21) Amandagamani Abhaya (21–30) Kanirajanu Tissa (30–33) Chulabhaya (33–35) Sivali (35–35) Interregnum (35–38) Ilanaga (38–44) Chandamukha (44–52) Yassalalaka Tissa (52–60) Subharaja (60–66)

House of Lambakanna I (66–436)

Vasabha (66–110) Vankanasika Tissa (110–113) Gajabahu I (113–135) Mahallaka Naga (135–141) Bhatika Tissa (141–165) Kanittha Tissa (165–193) Cula Naga (193–195) Kuda Naga (195–196) Siri Naga I (196–215) Voharika Tissa (215–237) Abhaya Naga (237–245) Siri Naga II (245–247) Vijaya Kumara (247–248) Sangha Tissa I (248–252) Siri Sangha Bodhi I (252–254) Gothabhaya (254–267) Jettha Tissa I (267–277) Mahasena (277–304) Sirimeghavanna (304–332) Jettha Tissa II (332–341) Buddhadasa (341–370) Upatissa I (370–412) Mahanama (412–434) Soththisena (434–434) Chattagahaka Jantu (434–435) Mittasena (435–436)

The Six Dravidians (436–463)

Pandu (436–441) Parindu (441–441) Khudda Parinda (441–447) Tiritara (447–447) Dathiya (447–450) Pithiya (450–452)

House of Moriya (463–691)

Dhatusena (455–473) Kashyapa I (473–497) Moggallana I (497–515) Kumara Dhatusena (515–524) Kittisena (524–524) Siva II (524–525) Upatissa II (525–526) Silakala Ambosamanera (526–539) Dathappabhuti (539–540) Moggallana II (540–560) Kittisiri Meghavanna (560–561) Maha Naga (561–564) Aggabodhi I (564–598) Aggabodhi II (598–608) Sangha Tissa II (608–608) Moggallana III (608–614) Silameghavanna (614–623) Aggabodhi III (623–623) Jettha Tissa III (623–624) Aggabodhi III (624–640) Dathopa Tissa I (640–652) Kassapa II (652–661) Dappula I (661–664) Dathopa Tissa II (664–673) Aggabodhi IV (673–689) Unhanagara Hatthadatha (691–691)

House of Lambakanna II (691–1017)

Manavanna (691–726) Aggabodhi V (726–732) Kassapa III (732–738) Mahinda I (738–741) Aggabodhi VI (741–781) Aggabodhi VII (781–787) Mahinda II (787–807) Dappula II (807–812) Mahinda III (812–816) Aggabodhi VIII (816–827) Dappula III (827–843) Aggabodhi IX (843–846) Sena I (846–866) Sena II (866–901) Udaya I (901–912) Kassapa IV (912–929) Kassapa V (929–939) Dappula IV (939–940) Dappula V (940–952) Udaya II (952–955) Sena III (955–964) Udaya III (964–972) Sena IV (972–975) Mahinda IV (975–991) Sena V (991–1001) Mahinda V (1001–1017)

Italics indicate regent.

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