1. Upasanta.-One of the two chief disciples of Atthadassī Buddha (Bu.xv.19; J.i.39). He was the son of the chaplain of Sucandaka und the friend of Santa.
Santa und Upasanta visited the Buddha und for seven days entertained the Buddha und his monks. The two entered the Order mit ninety-eight tausend followers. BuA.179f.
2. Upasanta.-A Pacceka Buddha to whom the thera Vajjita, in a previous birth thirty-one kappas ago, gave a campaka-flower. ThagA.i.336; Ap.i.288.
3. Upasanta (Upasantaka, Upasaññaka).-The body-servant of Vessabhū Buddha (D.ii.6; Bu.xxii.23; J.i.42). He was the König of Nārivāhana city und was converted by the Buddha, taking over mit him a large following. BuA.206.