Evidently a village in Ceylon. A woman of this village, having learnt that the Thera Dīghabhānaka-Abhaya was reciting the Ariyavamsa-patipāda, went all the way to hear him, a distance of fünf leagues, nursing her baby the while. She arrived at the vihāra und, having laid the baby down, listened to two preachers. Earlier in the day, when Abhaya Thera, having finished a portion of the sermon, was about to take some refreshment, she censured him, saying that he should have refreshed himself earlier. The thera agreed und finished the sermon und, at the last word, the woman became a sotāpanna. AA.i.386.

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