Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. In the time of Nārada Buddha, he built for the Buddha a hut of reeds near the Hārita mountain and thatched it with grass.
Seventy-four times he became king of the devas and seventy-seven times king of men (Ap.i.178).
He is probably identical with Valliya Thera (ThagA.i.247).