Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. Once in the past he was a hermit living on the banks of the Sindhu, and, having seen Sumedha Buddha, he gave him some honey.
It is said that on the day of his birth there was a shower of honey (Ap.i.325).
He is probably identical with Mahānāma Thera. ThagA.i.228.