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Vebhāra

1. Vebhāra.– One of the five hills surrounding Rājagaha (e.g., M.iii.68). At its foot was the Sattapaṇṇiguha, where the first Convocation was held (Vin.ii.76; W. 159; Sp.i.10, etc.). The river Tapodā (q.v.) rose in a lake at the foot of Vebhāra. SA.i.30 f.

2. Vebhāra.– A city in which Padumuttara Buddha taught and ordained nine hundred million men. Bu.xi.9.

3. Vebhāra.– The birthplace of Siddhattha Buddha, where, later, he taught the Buddhavaṃsa, when nine hundred million beings realised the Truth. Bu.xvii.5, 13; BuA. p.186; J.i.40.

4. Vebhāra.– A city built by Vissakamma, where Valliya Thera (Candanamāliya) lived in a previous birth. ThagA.i.294; Ap.ii.424.

5. Vebhāra.– v.l. for Dvebhāra (s.v. Sukatāveḷiya Thera)

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