The name of the Nāga kingdom (Nāgabhavana).
It is five hundred leagues in extent and is the residence of Mahākāla, the Nāga king (J.i.72; J.vi.264; BuA.239).
When the urn containing the Buddhaĺs relics, deposited in Rāmagāma, was washed away, it was taken to the Ma˝jerika Nāgabhavana, and remained there till taken by Sonuttara to be enshrined in the Mahā Thūpa.
Mhv.xxxi.27; see also J.R.A.S. 1885, p. 220.