Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Sumukha.– A yakkha chief, to be invoked in time of need by followers of the Buddha. D.iii.205.
2. Sumukha.– A crow, general of Supatta. See the Supatta Jātaka. He is identified with Sāriputta. J.ii.436.
3. Sumukha.– A swan, general of a flock of swans whose king was Dhataraṭṭha. See the Cūḷahaṃsa Jātaka (No.502) and Mahāhaṃsa Jātaka (No.534). He is identified with Ānanda. J.iv.430; v.382.