Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A river that flowed through Rājagaha.
On its bank was a Paribbājakārāma where famous wanderers lived in the Buddha’s time (A.i.185; ii.29, 176; S.i.153).
The river lay between Andhakavinda and Rājagaha, and probably rose in Gijjhakūṭa (see Vin. Texts i.254, n.2).
It is identified with the Pañcāna River. Law, E.G.I., p.38.