Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A district that the thera Isidatta visited on his return journey from a pilgrimage to the Mahā-Vihāra.
The children of Alajanapada collected some fruit-rinds, which had been left behind by the fruit-gatherers, and gave them to Isidatta and his companion, Mahāsona.
It is said that this was the only meal they had for a week. VibhA.447.