Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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The name given to Sri Lanka in the time of Kakusandha Buddha.
Its capital was Abhayanagara and its king Abhaya.
The Buddha visited Ojadīpa and occupied the Mahātittha garden (Mhv.xv.57 ﬀ; Dpv.i.73; ix.20; xvii.5, 16, 23; xv.35‑8; Sp.i.83).
Its mountain was Devakūṭa, the modern Pilayakūṭa (Mbv.126).