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Nakula

1. Nakula.– Second of the five sons of King Paṇḍu, the others being Ajjuna, Bhīmasena, Yuddhiṭṭhila, and Sahadeva. All of them became husbands of Kaṇhā (q.v.) J. v. 424, 426.

2. Nakula.– A Damiḷa chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv. lxxvi. 139.

3. Nakula.– One of the chief lay supporters of Atthadassī Buddha. Bu. xv. 21.

4. Nakula.– Son of Nakulapitā and Nakulamātā. There is nothing further recorded of him. SA. ii. 181.

1. Nakula Sutta.– Records the incident of the grievous illness of Nakulapitā, when his wife admonished him to be calm and collected, saying there was no reason to be fretful. A. iii. 295.

2. Nakula Sutta.– Nakulamātā visits the Buddha at Bhesakalāvana. The Buddha tells her of eight qualities that will secure for a woman rebirth among the Manāpakāyikā-devā A. iv. 268 f; 265 f.

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