Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. He was a brahmin of Sāvatthi, older than the Buddha. Having become a wandering recluse he went about questioning recluses and brahmins, but not finding satisfaction.
One day he heard the Buddha teach, entered the Order and became an Arahant (Thag.747‑68; ThagA.ii.24 ﬀ).