A district and a town in Kosala.
Once when the Buddha was staying at the Deer
Park in Kannakatthala in the neighbourhood of the city,
Pasenadi, who happened to be at Ujuññā on
business, visited the Buddha. On this occasion was preached the
Kannakatthala Sutta (M.ii.125ff;
It was here too that Nigantha Kassapa
came to see the Buddha. This visit is recorded in the
Kassapa Sīhanāda Sutta. D.i.161ff.