Bandāra

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MonarchKing
Queen consortRandolis
Sub king / Heir apparent
Yuvaraja
ConcubinageYakadadoli
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Provincial GovernorsMahâ Dissâvas
Royal Household OfficersDugganna Nilamês
Sons of ChiefsBandâras

A Bandâra was a Great Officer in the Amātya Mandalaya, or Sinhalese Council of State, in the Sinhalese Kingdoms of premodern Sri Lanka. A Bandâra was the sons of a chief in the Sinhala Kingdom.[1]

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In the Sinhalese Buddhist faith, the Bandāra deviyō are a group of guardian deities.[2]

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  1. ^ Ekanâyaka 1876, p. 298.
  2. ^ Lurker, Manfred (1987). The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons. Routledge. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-415-34018-2.

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