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Duṭṭha

1. Duttha, called Duṭṭhakumāra.– King of Bārāṇasī. A former birth of Devadatta (J.i.327). His story is given in the Saccaṃkira Jātaka.

2. Duṭṭha.– Also called Duṭṭhakumāra, the son of Kitavāsa. At his birth soothsayers foretold his death from thirst, and Kitavāsa had lakes and ponds dug in various parts of the capital and waterpots placed everywhere. One day Duṭṭha saw a Pacceka Buddha begging for alms and dashed his bowl to the ground. He was seized with thirst, and all the water in the city was dried up. He died, and was reborn in Avīci. J.ii.194 f.

3. Duṭṭha.– Son of the king of Bārāṇasī; a previous birth of the cruel Licchavi prince on whose account the Ekapaṇṇa Jātaka was taught. J.i.506.

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