An eminent Thera of Ceylon, a teacher of the Vinaya. Vin.v.3.
Third of the ten sons of Mutasīva, and therefore a brother of Devānampiyatissa. Dpv.xi.6; xvii.75.
A thera of Ceylon during the pillage by Brahmans Tissa. His sister was an arahant theri named Nāgā (q.v.). For their story see MA.i.546f.; AA.ii.654f.
An Elder of Kāraliyagiri in Ceylon. For eighteen years he gave up teaching the Dhamma, but later he taught the Dhātukathā, and his memory of the contents was perfect. Vsm.96.
See Coranāga, Mahānāga, etc.