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1. Usabhavatī. A city where, in the pleasaunce near by, Paduma Buddha spent a rainy season. The citizens gave a special kathina-robe to his chief disciple, Sāla (BuA.148). According to the Buddhavamsa Commentary (p.173), Piyadassī Buddha preached his first sermon in the same pleasaunce, but the Buddhavamsa (xiv.119) gives its name as Ussāvana.

2. Usabhavatī. The city in which the Buddha Vessabhū died, at the Khemārāma. BuA.209.


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