One of the chief disciples of Jotipāla (Sarabhaṅga). He lived with many ascetics, in the country of King Pajaka, near the town of Lambacūḷaka. He helped Sarabhaṅga to convince Nārada of the error of his ways. See the Indriya Jātaka (J.iii.463 ﬀ.). In the Sarabhaṅga Jātaka (v. 133), however, Mendissara is stated as living on the banks of the Sātodikā. However, see Sālissara.
Mendissara its identified with Mahā-