Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A general sent by the king of Bārāṇasī to instruct Eḷakamāra in the art of war; afterwards he became Eḷakamāra’s commander-in-chief. Eḷakamāra’s wife misconducted herself with Chaḷaṅgakumāra and also with his attendant Dhanantevāsī. Kuṇāla said it was he who was Chaḷaṅgakumāra and that, therefore, he was the Bodhisatta. J.v.425, 430.