1. Ambavana.-A padhānaghara in Ceylon, built by Kassapa III. Cv.x1viii.25.
2. Ambavana.-A district in Ceylon, near the village of Khīravāpi. It was not far from Pulatthinagara. The name is preserved in that of the Ambanganga which flows through the valley of Matale. Cv.lxvi.85; lxix.9; lxx.98, 191-6. See also Cv. trans. i.260, n.1.
See also under Anupiya, Kakuttha, Jīvaka, Cunda, Todeyya, Pāvārika and Vedaññā for other localities designated as Ambavana and connected with these names.