| In certain books on history, Ayashmantha is named Aabo. He, however was clever. By keeping Prince Dharmashoka on the throne, he was able to carry on the rule for a year. Coming with a Chola army, a commander named Anikanga, invaded Polonnaruwa. He killed Prince Dharmashoka and came to power in 1209 A.D. Ayashmantha was also slain.