The eastern of the four continents (mahādīpā) which
compose a Cakkavāla (A.i.227; v.59).
It is seven thousand leagues in extent (SnA.. 443; 8,000
says BuA.112) and its chief tree is the Acacia (Sirīsa) (AA.i.264; MA.ii.947;
It is the first mahādīpa visited by a Cakkavatti when on
See also s.v. Videha.