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Kumuda

1. Kumuda.– A hell (niraya) — strictly speaking, a period of suffering. It is equal to twelve Padumas.

The monk Kokālika was reborn in Kumuda-niraya. S.i.152 f; see also SN., p.126; SNA.ii.476.

2. Kumuda.– One of the three palaces of Sobhita Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.vii.17.

3. Kumuda.– A city. There an enemy of Piyadassī Buddha, Soṇa by name, made an unsuccessful attempt to kill him by means of the elephant Doṇamukha. Bu.xiv.6; BuA.174.

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