city in Rajasthan, India
Fishburn and Hughes: "An Indian city, founded in 488 in the Thor Desert in north Rajasthan. The princely state of Bikaner was loyal to the Mongol Islamic dynasty in Delhi which ruled over most of India from 1526 to 1857.
CF 193: The attention given by the Arabs to the study of astrology throughout the Middle and Far East makes 'professing' this science in Bikaner plausible." (26)