One of the four principal buildings of Jetavana, the others being Kosambakuti, Gandhakuti, and Salalaghara, each being erected at a cost of one hundred thousand. Karerikutikā was built by Anāthapindika and was raised on pillars. A mandapa of Kareri (varuna) trees stood at the entrance to the kutikā, hence its name. DA.ii.407. The Bharhut bas-relief, however, makes of it a one-roomed cottage, Dial.ii.4, n.1. SnA.ii.403 has Candanamālā for Salalaghara.

Here was preached the Mahāpadāna Sutta (D.ii.1ff).

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