Mahinda VI of Polonnaruwa
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Mahinda VI of Polonnaruwa
Mahinda VI of Sri Lanka
King of Polonnaruwa
Reign1187
PredecessorVijayabahu II
SuccessorNissanka Malla
Died1187

Mahinda VI (?-1187) was a king of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa who came to the throne by killing his predecessor Vijayabahu II. He only reigned for five days, being killed by his successor and Vijayabahu II's sub-king, Nissanka Malla.[1]

During his short reign, he wrote the Madigiriya inscription to show regards to Maharaja Samara of Srivijaya for his deeds to free the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa from the Cholas.

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References

  1. ^ Codrington, Humphry W. (1926). "A Short History of Lanka, Chapter IV". lakdiva.org. Macmillan and Co., Limited. Retrieved .

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Mahinda VI of Polonnaruwa
Born: ? ? Died: ? 1187
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Vijayabahu II
King of Polonnaruwa
1187
Succeeded by
Nissanka Malla



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