'Alakamanda' belongs in these categories: Buddhism
A city of the gods, mighty, prosperous
and full of devas (D.ii.147, 170; Mil.2).
It was one of the chief cities of Uttarakuru, and a royal residence of
Kuvera (D.iii.201; Cv.xxxix.5).
probably another name for Alaka.
The name is used as a simile to describe cities
of great wealth (E.g., Cv.xxxvii.106; lxxxi.3; MT.411; BuA.55).
In the Culla
Vagga (Vin.ii.152) the word is used as an adjective (vihara alakamanda honti) to
mean crowded with people, and Buddhaghosa explains it by saying alakamanda ti
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