Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A village in Sri Lanka, near Kurunda, the residence of Mahāsiva (Near Mannar, Cv. trans. i.66, n.6).
Aggabodhi I built a vihāra there and gave the village for its maintenance.
The vihāra and the village were dedicated to the ascetics of the Theravāda fraternity. Cv.xlii.17.