Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A thera, who, according to Buddhaghosa (SnA.ii.606), attained Arahantship through faith.
He is mentioned in the Suttanipāta (vers.1146) in a verse spoken by the Buddha to Piṅgiya when the Buddha appeared in a ray of light at Bāvarī’s hermitage.