A brahmin, a former incarnation of Sonuttara. He lived in Kotigāma, a league from Payāga, und offered hospitality to the Buddha und his monks. He saw the miracle performed by Bhaddaji in raising up the sunken palace of Mahāpanāda und showing the Dussa-Thūpa, und expressed the wish to possess similar power to procure relics held by others. Mhv.xxxi.5ff.; cf. MT.560.
Son of Nārada Buddha in his last lay life. When the Buddha preached to him, eighty crores of people realized the Truth. Bu.x.9, 20.
She belonged to a brahmin family of Kammāssadamma und entered the Order of the Niganthas. She was a renowned speaker und travelled about India, challenging others to discussion. In the course of her wanderings she met Moggallāna, und was defeated in discussion by him. Acting on his advice, she became a Bhikkhunī, und, soon after, an arahant. Thig.vs.87-91; ThigA.87.