A district and a town in Kosala.
Once when the Buddha was staying at the Deer Park in Kannakatthala in the neighbourhood of the city, Pasenadi, who happened to be at Uju˝˝ā on business, visited the Buddha. On this occasion was preached the Kannakatthala Sutta (M.ii.125ff; MA.ii.757).
It was here too that Nigantha Kassapa came to see the Buddha. This visit is recorded in the Kassapa Sīhanāda Sutta. D.i.161ff.