The ninth of the twenty-four Buddhas.
- He was born in the Dhanañjaya park at Dhaññavatī,
- his father being king Sudeva and his mother Anomā.
- For nine thousand years he lived as a layman in three palaces: Jitā, Vijjtā and Abhirāmā (BuA. calls them Vijita, Vijitāvī and Jitābhirāma).
- His wife was Jitasenā (v.l. Vijitasenā), and
- his son Nanduttara.
- He made his Renunciation on foot accompanied by his retinue.
- He practised austerities for only seven days, then,
- having accepted a meal of milk-rice from his wife,
- he sat at the foot of a mahāsona tree,
- on grass given by the parkkeeper Sudassana.
- His first discourse was taught in the Dhanañjaya Park.
- His body was eighty-eight cubits high, and
- his aura always spread round him to a distance of one league.
- He died at the age of ninety thousand years in Sudassana, and
- his thūpa was four leagues high.
- Bhaddasāla and Jitamitta were his chief monks
- and Uttarā and Phaggunā his chief nuns.
- Vāsettha was his personal attendant, and
- chief among his patrons were Uggarinda and Vasabha, and Indavarī and Candī.
- Among his converts were the Nāga kings Mahādona and Veracona.
The Bodhisatta was a Jatiḷā in Himavā, and the Buddha, with his followers, visited his hermitage, where they were fed for seven days and received gifts of red sandalwood. Bu.x.1 ﬀ; BuA.151 ﬀ; J.i.35 f.