A mote-hall built by the Mallas of
When it was finished they invited the Buddha to be its first occupant. The
Buddha went with the monks and spent the night in the hall. It was on this
occasion that Sāriputta recited the
Sangīti Sutta (D.iii.207ff).
Buddhaghosa says (DA.iii.971) that the
hall was so-called ("Thrown-aloft-er") because of its great height.