Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. In the time of Vipassī Buddha he, was a learned brahmin, and, seeing the Buddha in the forest, offered him sereyyaka (sirīga) flowers, which formed a canopy over the Buddha’s head. Fifteen world-cycles ago he was king twenty-five times under the name of Cīnamāla. Ap.i.155; cf. Kassapa Thera (ThagA.i.178).