Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A cave in Koṭapabbata-vihāra. A novice once recited there the Mahāsamaya Sutta, and a goddess, in the nāga tree outside, applauded him. She had been present when the Buddha taught the sutta when, she said, the concourse of devas was so great that she could get a foothold only in the sea near Mahagāma in Sri Lanka, yet she could see and hear the Buddha distinctly. DA.ii.895.