A brahmin of Pāṭaliputta. He and a friend, both of that city, having heard of the virtues of Mahānāga Thera of Kālavallimaṇḍapa in Sri Lanka, came by ship to Mahātiṭṭha.
One died on the way, the other went to Anurādhapura, and from there to Rohaṇa, where he took up his abode in Cūḷanagaragāma and visited the elder in his monastery. Under him he entered the Order and became an Arahant. AA.i.384.