A Damila chieftain of South India, conquered by Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.lxxvi.98). Later, Ilankiya became the ally of Parakkamabāhu, who gave him earrings and other ornaments as a mark of royal favour, also conferring on him the coveted title of Rājavesibhujanga-Silāmegha. Ibid., 191-2; on the title see Geiger, Cv. Trs.ii.10, n.3.