1. Dāthānāga Thera.– Resident of the Sumaṅgalapariveṇa of the Mahāvihāra. At his request Buddhaghosa wrote the Sumaṅgalavilāsinī. DA.ii.780 (Hewavitarne Bequest Series).
2. Dāthānāga Thera.– A forest-dwelling monk in the time of Mahinda IV. The king made use of his services in recitals of the Abhidhamma. Cv.liv.36.
3. Dāthānāga Thera.– A monk of Sri Lanka, author of the Niruttisāramañjūsā. Svd.1241; but see Bode: p.29, where he says that it was written by Saddhammaguru.