Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha he was garland-maker to the king, and, seeing the Buddha, while on his way to the palace, he threw up into the air three lotuses, which formed a canopy over the Buddha.
He was reborn as a deva, and owned a palace called Mahāvitthārika, which was three hundred leagues high. Ap.i.124 ﬀ.