Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A wagon-builder of Sāvatthi. In the Anaṅgaṇa Sutta(q.v.), Mahā-Moggallāna tells Sāriputta how he once saw Samīti shaping a felloe; by his side, Paṇḍuputta was watching, wishing that Samīti might shape the felloe without crook, twist, or blemish. When Samīti did this, Paṇḍuputta sang with joy, saying that Samīti had read his thoughts. M.i.31 f.