Parakramabahu, Parākramabāhu: 2 definitions
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India history and geogprahySource: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Ancient Sri Lanka
1) The Kalyani inscriptions and the Polannaruwa inscription tell us that Siri Sanghabodhi Parakramabahu I was reigning in his 18th regnal year in the 1708th year of Buddha Varsha. Considering the epoch of Buddha Varsha in 1765 BCE, Parakramabahu I ascended the throne in the 1690th year of Buddha Varsha (75 BCE)
2) According to Attanagaluvamsa, Parakramabahu II ascended the throne in the 1824 of Buddha Varsha i.e. 59 CE. Pujavaliya tells us that Parakramabahu II reigned for 33 years. He repulsed two raids by Chandrabhanu, a Malaya and Java king. He had five sons, Vijayabahu, Bhuvanikabahu, Tilokamalla, Parakramabahu and Jayabahu. The eldest son Vijayabahu V succeeded him.
3) The Kelamya inscription records that Parakramabahu VI ascended the throne in the year 2051 of Buddha Varsha i.e. 286 CE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Parākramabāhu (पराक्रमबाहु):—[=parākrama-bāhu] [from parā-krama > parā-kram] m. Name of various kings in Ceylon, [Buddhist literature]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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A Short history of Lanka (by Humphry William Codrington)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Introduction < [Chapter IX - Rajadhiraja II (a.d. 1166 to 1182)]
Appendix 1: Three Chieftains mentioned in inscriptions < [Chapter VIII - Temples of Rajaraja II’s Time]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Village Folk-tales of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), vol. 1-3 (by Henry Parker)