Mt. cittakUTa

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Sun Sep 29 18:28:42 UTC 2002

I guess you've already checked Monier-Williams, who has


m. `" wonderful peak "' , N. of a hill and district (the modern
Citrakote or Catarkot near Kamta , situated on the river Paisuni about 50
miles S.E. of the Bandah in Bundelkhund

first habitation of the exiled Rama and Lakshmana , crowded with temples
as the holiest spot of Rama's worshippers) MBh. iii , 8200 R. i-iii Ragh.
xii f. VarBS. BhP.



On Sat, 28 Sep 2002, Ulrich T. Kragh wrote:

> Dear list-members,
> the three Pali-versions of the HaMsajAtaka all mention Mt. cittakUTa. In the
> MahAhaMsajAtaka, this mountain is said to be in the Himalayas. I wonder if
> you have any information on a more precise location of this mountain. I
> would particularly be interested in knowing whether it might be in the
> vicinity of lake Manasarovar.
> Sincerely,
> Ulrich T. Kragh
> Ph.D. student
> University of Copenhagen

Dominik Wujastyk

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