Shravasti

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Shravasti (Skt. Śrāvastī; Pali: Savatthi; Tib. མཉམ་པར་ཡོད་, Wyl. mnyan par yod) — the ancient capital of Kosala, where Buddha spent much of his time. It was the site of the famous Jetavana grove, donated to the Buddha and his sangha by the legendary benefactor Anathapindika.