ⓘ Abhaya of Tambapanni

                                     

ⓘ Abhaya of Tambapanni

Abhaya was king of Upatissa Nuwara from 474 BC to 454 BC. He succeeded his father Panduvasdeva after being chosen by his siblings as the oldest among them to be the next monarch of Upatissa Nuwara.

                                     
  • The Kingdom of Tambapannī Sinhala: තම බපණ ණ ය ර ජධ න ය, translit: Tambapannī Rājadhāniya was the first Sinhalese kingdom in Sri Lanka. Its administrative
  • Jayawardenepura Kotte. Abhayanagara, Unknown. Capital of Abhaya King of Sri Lanka then known as Ojadīpa in the time of Kakusandha Buddha. Sirīsavatthu, Until 543
  • traditional first king of Sri Lanka, founding the Kingdom of Tambapanni and the dynasty subsequently founding the Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara and finally
  • identity. The Kingdom of Tambapanni existed from 543 BC to 505 BC. According to Mahavamsa, the legendary Prince Vijaya and seven hundreds of his followers came
  • Tissa was king of Upatissa Nuwara modern - day Sri Lanka from 454 BC to 437 BC. He succeeded his older brother Abhaya after his deposition. Tissa was appointed