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1. Candavatī.Wife of Assalāyana and mother of Mahā Kotthita. Ap.ii.480.

2. Candavatī. The city wherein, at the Silārāma, Sujāta Buddha died. BuA.171.

3. Candavatī. The birthplace of Anomadassī Buddha (J.i.36; Bu.viii.17; DhA.i.88; AA.i.85; see also Ap.i.76). There Kondañña Buddha spent his first vassa (BuA.110). It existed also in the time of Sumedha Buddha (Ap.ii.422). It was the capital of King Vijitāvī (BuA.111).

4. Candavatī.Daughter of Brahmadatta, king of Benares. The king offered her to Lomasa-kassapa on condition that he should perform a sacrifice of beasts. Kassapa agreed but later withdrew his consent. See the Lomasa-Kassapa Jātaka. J. iii.515ff; Mil.220.


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