1. Kumuda.-A Niraya - strictly speaking, a period of suffering. It is equal to twelve Padumas.
The Kokālika monk was born in Kumuda-niraya. S.i.152f; see also SN., p.126; SNA.ii.476.
2. Kumuda.-One of the three palaces of Sobhita Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.vii.17.
3. Kumuda.-A city. There an enemy of Piyadassī Buddha, Sona by name, made an unsuccessful attempt to kill him by means of the elephant Donamukha. Bu.xiv.6; BuA.174.