Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Ekacintita.– Sixteen world-cycles ago there were eighteen kings of this name. They were previous births of Sumaṅgala Thera. Ap.i.148; ThagA.i.111.
2. Ekacintita Thera.– An Arahant. When in the deva-world, his term of life having come to an end, he was filled with anxiety as to where he should seek rebirth. A disciple of Padumuttara Buddha, named Sumana, seeing his plight, advised him to seek refuge in the Buddha. He followed the advice and escaped sorrow. Ap.i.194 f.