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Younger brother of Duṭṭhagāmaṇi and king of Sri Lanka from 77 to 59 bce. On the death of their father he seized the throne and the brothers went to war over the inheritance. Saddhātissa was defeated but the brothers were eventually reconciled.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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