Hamsavatī 1. The City of birth of Padumuttara Buddha (J.i.37; Bu.xi.19, etc.). It existed in the time of Tissa Buddha also, for he preached to Brahmadeva and Udayana of Hamsavatī (BuA.189).
The river Bhagīrathī flowed by the city. Ap.ii.343.
Hamsavatī 2. The Pali name for the city of Pegu in Burma. Bode, op. cit., 36.