The eastern of the four continents (mahádípá) which compose a Cakkavála (A.i.227; v.59).
It is seven thousand leagues in extent (SNA. 443; 8,000 says BuA.112) and its chief tree is the Acacia (Sirísa) (AA.i.264; MA.ii.947; Vsm.i.206, etc.).
It is the first mahádípa visited by a Cakkavatti when on tour (BuA.131).
See also s.v. Videha.