Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A Gandhabba, a vassal of the Four Regent Gods. He was present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta (D.ii.258).
In the Āṭānāṭiya Sutta (D.iii.204) he is mentioned as a yakkha chieftain to be invoked by the Buddha’s followers in time of need.
He is probably identical with Janavasabha.