Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Paṇḍaka.– A monk, friend of Kapila, who lived in a village near Kosambī. He was found guilty of having taken what did not belong to him and also of unchastity. Vin.iii.67.
2. Paṇḍaka.– A yakkha of the Himavā region. He, his wife Hāritā, and his five hundred sons, became Stream-winners when Majjhantika taught Aravāḷa. Mhv.xii.21.