A township in the Malla country to the east of Kapilavatthu. Large numbers of Sākiyan princes joined the Order there, including Bhaddiya, Anuruddha, Ānanda, Bhagu, Kimbila, Devadatta and their barber, Upāli. Vin.ii.180f.

From Anupiya the Buddha went to Kosambi. Vin.ii.184 Near Anupiya was the park where the paribbājaka of the Bhaggavagotta lived. The Buddha visited him once while staying at Anupiya and it was then that he preached the Pātika Sutta. DN.iii.1ff.