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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Vankahāra:A district in India,the birthplace of the Therī Cāpā.ThigA.220; but see SNA.i.259,where the janapada is called Vanga,not Vankahāra.

It was probably to the south of Magadha (Sisters.132f).

Upaka lived there for some time,first as an Ajīvaka and later as Cāpā’s husband.

The place is said to have been infested with fierce flies.MA.i.388.

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