Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A powerful yakkha whom Sumedha Buddha brought under his power. His story is similar to that of Āḷavaka. The people brought the yakkha a prince as sacrifice, and the yakkha handed him over to the Buddha. Nine hundred million people realised the Truth on the occasion. Bu.xii.5; BuA.164 f.