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1. Vebhāra. One of the five hills surrounding Rājagaha (E.g., M.iii.68). At its foot was the Sattapanniguhā, where the first Convocation was held (Vin.ii.76; W. 159; Sp.i.10, etc.). The river Tapodā rose in a lake at the foot of Vebhāra. SA.i.30f.

2. Vebhāra. A city in which Padumuttara Buddha preached and ordained ninety crores of men. Bu.xi.9.

3. Vebhāra. The birthplace of Siddhattha Buddha, where, later, he preached the Buddhavamsa, when ninety crores of beings realized the Truth. Bu.xvii.5, 13; BuA. p. 186; J. i.40.

4. Vebhāra. A city built by Vissakamma, where Valliya Thera (Candanamāliya) lived in a previous birth. ThagA.i.294; Ap.ii.424.

5. Vebhāra. v.l. for Dvebhāra (q.v.).


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