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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Pacchābhumma:The name given to the district to the west (of theMajjhimadesa) (S.iii.5,6; SA.ii.186).

Mention is also made of the Pacchābhūmaka brahmins,who are carriers of water pots,fire worshippers,and who claim to be able to send a man heavenward after death.E.g.,A.v.263; see also S.iv.311.

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