Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An elder. He gave isimugga ¹ mixed with honey to Padumuttara Buddha and 108,000 monks.
As a result, forty-four world-cycles ago he was born thirty-eight times as king, his name being Mahisamanta. Ap.i.193‑4.
¹ Isi means sage or recluse, mugga means beans. This may be some kind of bean soup offered to recluses (ed.)