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Ambavana

1. Ambavana.– A meditation hall (padhānaghara) in Sri Lanka, built by Kassapa III. Cv.x1viii.25.

2. Ambavana.– A district in Sri Lanka, near the village of Khīravāpi. It was not far from Pulatthinagara. The name is preserved in that of the Ambangaṅga which flows through the valley of Matale. Cv.lxvi.85; lxix.9; lxx.98, 191‑6. See also Cv. trans. i.260, n.1.

See also under Anupiya, Kakuṭṭhā, Jīvaka, Cunda, Todeyya, Pāvārika and Vedaññā for other localities designated as Ambavana and connected with these names.

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