A thera. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he had fled into the forest, having committed some crime.
There he saw the Bodhi-tree of Piyadassī Buddha, and having swept the ground around it, he scattered flowers.
Three world-cycles ago he was a king named Samphusita (Ap.i.176).
He is probably identical with Vanavaccha Thera. ThagA.i.222 f.