Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A householder of Nāgakāragāma. He gave alms for many years to Malaya-Mahādeva Thera and the monks of Piyaṅgudīpa. Once, on his way to Suvaṇṇabhūmi, he was shipwrecked, but was rescued by Sīhabāhu Thera and brought to Piyaṅgudīpa. There he saw Sakka and was provided with a ship full of valuables. The king having heard of him gave him Dantagāma. Ras.ii.191 f.