Ancient Nyagrodharama, where king Suddhodana met the Buddha for the first time after his renunciation lies about 3 km south of Taulihawa. This is the site where prajapati Gautami, his second mother offered him a robe and Yasodhara, his wife invited him for a meal in the palace. Rahula, his son was ordained by Sariputra at Kudan. The Buddha preached five important sutras and told the story of his search for supreme knowledge here during his stay with 300 his disciples at Kudan.