Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Minister of Maddava, king of Bārāṇasī. When Maddava was grieved at the loss of his wife, Āyūra and his colleague Pukkusa helped the king’s counsellor Senaka to quench the king’s sorrow.
The story is told in the Paṇṇaka Jātaka (J.iii.337 ﬀ).
In the present age Āyūra became Māhā-Moggallāna (J.iii.341).