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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Cittakuta:A mountain in Himavā,one of the five ranges round Anotatta.It is composed of all kinds of precious metals (SNA.ii.437; AA.ii.759; UdA.300; Ap.i.50,414; PsA.15; Vsm.650).It is famed as the abode of golden swans living in a golden cave (Kañcanaguhā) on the top of the mountain,sometimes as many as ninety thousand in number (E.g.,J.ii.107; iii.208,247; iv.424,etc).There also theDhattarattha swans lived (J.v.337).

The name is sometimes (E.g.,J.iv.212; v.338) spelt Citrakūta.It is generally identified with Kāmptanāthgiri in Bundelkhand,an isolated hill on the Paisunī or Mandākinī River.Law:Geog.of Early Bsm.40.

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