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The ancient city of Sravasti, once capital of Kosala Kingdom, stood on the western bank of the Achirvati. It was a tributary of the Sarayu. It was one of the five great rivers that constituted the Ganges group of rivers. It was one of the sacred rivers of the Buddhist midland.