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Candakumāra

1. Candakumāra.– The son and viceroy of Ekarāja, king of Pupphavatī (Bārāṇasī). He was the Bodhisatta. For his story see the Candakumāra Jātaka (J.vi.131 ff). It is also given in the Cariyāpiṭaka (p.77) as the Candakumāra-Cariyā. Canda is sometimes referred to as Candaka (Cyp., p.144) and sometimes as Candiya. Ibid., 137, 152, 154.

2. Candakumāra.– Son of Brahmadatta, king of Bārāṇasī; and brother of Mahiṃsaka and Suriyakumāra. He is identified with Sāriputta. For details see the Devadhamma Jātaka. J.i.127 ff; DhA.iii.73 ff

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