Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A king of long ago. His son was Reṇu and his chief stewards were firstly Govinda and later Jotipāla (D.ii.230 f; Mtu.i.197 ﬀ).
His name is mentioned in the Dīpavaṃsa (iii.40).
According to the Mahāvaṃsa Tikā (p.130), his father was Samatha and he reigned in Bārāṇasī.