1. Pajāpati.– A name given to Māra, because he uses his power over all creatures. M.i.2; MA.i.28.
Buddhaghosa says (SA.i.262) that he, among the gods, was like Sakka in looks and that he lived to the same age, but in the assembly he occupied the second seat. He is sometimes mentioned with Brahmā, as distinct from him. J.vi.568, 571; M.i.140, 327, 329.
In the Āṭānāṭiya Sutta (D.iii.204) he is mentioned among the Mahā-
3. Pajāpati.– See Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī.