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Āḷavatta

, Npr., one of the seven Damiḷa chieftains
who invaded
Ceylon in Vaṭṭagāmaṇi Abhaya's reign,
and first to occupy the throne
(for three years, Mhv
XXXIII 56) until the king regained it fourteen years
and seven months after he lost it
(ib. 61), Dīp XIX 16;
Mhv I. c. and Dīp XX 15 he is called Puḷahattha in-
stead; see also
Dīp XIX 15 n.