Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Kuṭajapupphiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-two world-cycles ago he offered a kuṭaja flower to Phussa Buddha. Seventeen world-cycles ago he was king three times under the name of Pupphita. Ap.i.191.
2. Kuṭajapupphiya Thera.– Thirty-one world-cycles ago, while travelling through the air, he saw the Pacceka Buddha Sudassana at Vasala near Himavā, and offered him a kuṭaja flower (Ap.ii.451). He is probably identical either with Hārita (ThagA.i.88) or Candana Thera (ThagA.i.395 f).