Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A monk of Vesālī. In settling a dispute regarding the estate of his lay-supporter, he was accused of partisanship by one of the parties concerned and was reported to Ānanda. The case went up before Upāli, who decided in favour of Ajjuka (Vin.iii.66‑7), and was commended by the Buddha for this decision. ThagA.i.370; AA.i.172.