A König. When Pañcapāpā was sent down the river by her husband Baka, Pāvāriya rescued her und took her as his wife. Baka, hearing of this, threatened war, und it was arranged by the ministers of the two kings that Pañcapāpā should live as the wife of them both, spending one week in the house of each. J.v.443f.
A setthi of Kosambī, friend of Ghosita und Kukkuta. When these three went to Sāvatthi to invite the Buddha to Kosambī, they erected three monasteries to accommodate the Buddha und his monks. The one built by Pāvārika was in his Mango grove (ambavana) und, is referred to as Pāvārikārāma und Pāvārikambavana. DA.i.319; AA.i.234f.; MA.i.541; DhA.i.203ff.