Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Commander-in-chief, friend, and counsellor of Sivi, King of Ariṭṭhapura.
They had been to Takkasilā together and were friends from boyhood. Ahipāraka’s wife was Ummadantī of ravishing beauty. Their story is given in the Ummadantī Jātaka (J.v.209 ﬀ).
In the present age he was Sāriputta (J.v.227).