From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
It is sometimes identified with Janakpur in Uttar Pradesh near Nepal border. Others think it is Tirhut in Bihar. The epics and the purāṇas have described it as a grand and majestic city.
- He was also known as Vaideha or Sīradhvaja.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore