A brahmin village near Dakkhināgiri, to the south of Rājagaha.

Once, during the eleventh year of his ministry, the Buddha visited the village and preached to Kāsī-Bhāradvāja the sutta which bears his name and which converted him to the faith (Sn.pp.12ff; SnA.i.136; S.i.172ff).

Near the village was the Dakkhinagiri-vihāra. SA.i.188.

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