Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha be was a grass-cutter of Haṃsavatī and gave to the Buddha his only upper garment. As a result he reigned in heaven thirty-six times and was king of men thirty-three times.
He had the power of obtaining garments at will wherever he happened to be. Ap.ii.379 f.