Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A valley (?) near Rājagaha, visited by the Buddha in the course of his wanderings.
Here he laid down a rule, allowing monks to recite the Pāṭimokkha under a learned monk if the leader of their own company should be inefficient. Vin.i.116 f.