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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Dasanna:A country in Central India.Rujā was once born as an ox there (J.vi.238).It was apparently a centre of the art of sword-making (J.iii.338).Erakaccha,a city in Dasanna,was the residence of the setthi Dhanapāla (Pv.ii.7).The kings of Dasanna are called Dasannā.Dasanna is mentioned in the Mahāvastu (i.34) as one of the sixteen mahājanapadas,and also in the Mahābhārata (ii.5-10) and the Meghadūta (24-5).It is generally identified with Vidisā or the Bhilsa region in the Central Provinces.

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