1. Amaravatī.– Also called Amara. A city in the time of Dipaṅkara Buddha. Sumedha was born there in a very rich family and renounced the world after having given his wealth away (Bu.ii.5; J.i.6; DhA.i.83, etc.). According to the Mahābodhivaṃsa (p.2) the city was so called because it was inhabited by men like gods.
2. Amaravatī.– A city in the time of Koṇḍañña Buddha eighteen leagues in extent. It was in the Devavanā, near the city, that Koṇḍañña taught his first discourse (v.l. Arundhavatī). BuA.108‑9.