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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Mahisamandala:A country,converted by the Thera Mahādeva,who preached there the Devadūta Sutta (Mhv.xii.4,29; Dpv.viii.5; Sp.i.63).

The country is generally regarded as the modern Mysore.v.l.Mahimsamandala.

But see J.R.A.S.1910,429ff.,where the author says that Māhissati was its capital and that it was an island in the Narbadā River; see also Mhv.Trs.84,n.5.

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