Asela of Anuradhapura

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Asela
King of Anuradhapura
Reign 215 BC – 205 BC
Died 205 BC
Predecessor Sena and Guttika
Successor Elara
Royal house Vijaya
Father Mutasiva

Asela was an early monarch of Sri Lanka of the Kingdom of Anuradhapura, based at the ancient capital of Anuradhapura from 215 BC to 205 BC. Asela was the youngest of the many sons of Mutasiva and brother of previous monarchs Devanampiya Tissa, Uttiya and Mahasiva. Asela fought Sena and Guttika in a battle to re-establish Vijaya rule in 215 BC, but in 205 BC the kingdom of Anuradhapura was again invaded by a Tamil, a Prince of the Chola dynasty killing Asela.

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Asela of Anuradhapura
Born: ? ? Died: ? 205 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sena and Guttika
King of Anuradhapura
215 BC–205 BC
Succeeded by
Elara