1. Sūrasena.– One of the sixteen great countries (Mahājanapadā) (q.v.) It is mentioned with Maccha, and was located in the south of the Kuru country. Its capital was Madhurā. It is famous in the Epics and the Purāṇas because of its connection with Krṣṇa, and the Yādavas.
2. Sūrasena.– A city in the time of Siddhattha Buddha, where the Bodhisatta was born as the brahmin Maṅgala. BuA.187.