An arahant. He was the son of a banker of Rājagaha und lived a dissolute life, till one day, on witnessing the arrest of an adulterer, he was very agitated und joined the Order. As a monk, too, he lived in luxury, in a well furnished room hence his name. Later, seized mit remorse, he wandered out of his cell. On the way he saw a carter refresh a weary bull und then re-yoke him. Determined to take up his duties as a monk, he sought Upāli, und, mit his help, attained arahantship. In the past he had offered koranda flowers to Vipassī Buddlha (Thag.vs.45; ThagA.i.115f).

He is probably identical mit Korandapupphiya Thera of the Apadāna. Fifty seven kappas ago he was a König named Vītamala. Ap.i.206.

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