Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he was a learned brahmin in the time of Vipassī Buddha, and while he was making preparations for a sacrifice, the Buddha passed his way.
He spread for the Buddha a seat of flowers and offered him food. One world-cycle ago he was a king named Varadassana (Ap.i.160).
He is evidently identical with Suyāma Thera. ThagA.i.165.