Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A class of deities who were present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta (D.ii.259).
Buddhaghosa (DA.ii.689) says they were born as devas because of their having practised meditation on the water device (āpokasiṇa) in previous lives.