An arahant. In der Zeit von Atthadassī Buddha he was a Yakkha, und, learning that the Buddha had died before he could pay him homage, he was filled mit grief. The Buddha's disciple, Sāgara, advised him to honour the Buddha's Thūpa, und this he did for fünf years.
Seven kappas ago he became König four times under the name of Bhūiripañña (Ap.i.153).
He is probably identical mit Ekūdāniya Thera. ThagA.i.153f.