Mutasiva of Anuradhapura

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Mutasiva
King of Anuradhapura
Reign 367 BC – 307 BC
Predecessor Pandukabhaya
Successor Devanampiya Tissa
Issue Nine sons:
Devanampiya Tissa
Uttiya
Mahasiva
Asela
House Vijaya
Father Pandukabhaya

Mutasiva was an early monarch of Sri Lanka of the Kingdom of Anuradhapura, based at the ancient capital of Anuradhapura from 367 BC to 307 BC. He had nine sons, some of which were his successors such Devanampiya Tissa, Uttiya, Mahasiva and Asela, as well as being the son of King Pandukabhaya.

The king ruled for sixty years which was an unbroken peaceful era of the country. He is the creator of Mahamevnāwa Park in Anuradhapura and it is the only historical record of his accomplishment.[1]

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  1. ^ Blaze, L.E. (1933). "III". History of Ceylon (First ed.). Colombo: Asian Educational Services. p. 273. ISBN 81-206-1841-6. 
Mutasiva of Anuradhapura
Born: ? ? Died: ? ?
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Pandukabhaya
King of Anuradhapura
367 BC–307 BC
Succeeded by
Devanampiya Tissa