A river in India, (J.ii.314; iv.392,397) the modern Nerbudda. It was regarded
as the boundary between Uttarāpatha and
Dakkhināpatha. There the Buddha left his
footprint to be worshipped by the Nāgas. This
footprint is covered by high tide but visible at low tide. MA.ii.1018; for
details see Punna.
A Nāga king who dwelt in the river Nammadā. When the Buddha returned after
his visit to Punna and reached the Nammadā river,
the Nāga king invited the Buddha to his abode and there showed the Buddha and
his monks great honour. At the Nāga's request, the Buddha left his footprint on
the bank of the river for the Nāgas to worship. MA.ii.1018; SA.iii.18.
A canal flowing from the Punnavaddhana tank through the Jetavana vihāra in