The second of the twenty-four Buddhas.
- After sixteen immeasurable aeons (asaṅkheyya) and one hundred thousand world-cycles (kappa) of developing perfections (pāramī), he was born in Rammavatī, his father being King Sunanda and his mother Sujātā.
- He belonged to the Koṇḍaññagotta and his body was twenty-eight cubits in height.
- For ten thousand years he lived as a layman in three palaces — Ruci, Suruci, and Subha (Rāma, Surāmā and Subha, according to BuA); his chief wife was Rucidevī and his son Vījitasena.
- He left home in a chariot, practised austerities for ten months and was given a meal of milk-rice by Yasodharā, daughter of a merchant in Sunanda, and grass for his seat by the Ājīvaka Sunanda.
- His bodhi was a Sālakalyāṇi tree, and his first discourse was taught a thousand million monks in the Devavana near Amaravatī.
- He held three assemblies of his disciples, the first led by Subhadda, the second by Vijitasena and the third by Udena, all of whom had become Arahants.
- He died at the age of one hundred thousand at Candārāmā, and the thūpa erected over his relics was seven leagues in height.
- His chief disciples were Bhadda and Subhadda among monks, and Tissā and Upatissā among nuns, his constant attendant being Anuruddha.
- His chief patrons were Sona and Upasona among laymen and Nandā and Sirimā among laywomen.
- The Bodhisatta was a king, Vijitāvī of Candavatī. He left his kingdom, joined the Order and was later reborn in the Brahma-world. Bu.iii; BuA.107 ﬀ; J.i.30.