Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Hiraññavatī.– Another name for Bhagalavatī, the residence of Kuvera. J.vi.269, 270
2. Hiraññavatī.– A river, on the bank of which was the Upavattana Sālavana of the Mallā of Kusinārā, where the Buddha died (D.ii.137).
It is identified with the Little Gandak; it flows through the district of Gorakhpur, about eight miles west of Great Gandak, and falls into the Gogrā, (Sarayū). Law, Geography, 37.